Call for global action plan to save our oceans
Scientists involved in the Seas Oceans and Public Health In Europe (SOPHIE) Project have proposed the first steps towards a united global plan to save our oceans, for the sake of human health.
In 2019, the Dutch reporting centre for adverse effects of medical implants (MEBI) received 397 reports of suspected adverse effects. The reports concerned 462 implants.
Synthetic mesh are used to treat patients with pelvic organ prolapse.
Young people (13-18 years) who use light-emitting screens daily in the hour before going to sleep have more sleep problems.
On November 19th 2018, RIVM organised an international expert meeting on a rare type of lymphoma that is associated with breast implants.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the RIVM Centre for Healthy Living is a prime example of how the national government has taken up its stewardship role within the health promotion