A guide for the safe reuse of diaper and incontinence materials
RIVM has developed a step-by-step plan for the safe reuse of diapers and incontinence material. This plan provides recyclers and licensing authorities with tools to carry out a risk assessment.
Antimicrobial resistance in the Netherlands is remaining reasonably stable
Antimicrobial resistance is increasing on a global level. It is difficult to treat infections caused by resistant bacteria.
Discussion regarding health-based guidance value of PFOA
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a provisional health-based guidance value for perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA).
Health and Well-being through Effective Blue-Green Space Design and Governance
During World Water Week (August 26 – 31, 2018), the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, RIVM is facilitating a session on Health and Well-being through effective Blue-Gr
INHERIT Model: a tool to jointly improve health, environmental sustainability and Health Equity
RIVM is involved in the Horizon2020 project INHERIT. The first article of the INHERIT project has been published, lead-authored by RIVM.
Measures to reduce microplastic emissions in the environment
Microplastics are plastic particles that are smaller than 5 millimetres; through the use of plastic or rubber products these microplastics can end up in the environment (surface water, soil, and ai
80 ways to a more sustainable future: INHERIT Promising Practices Database
Learn what others are doing to make lifestyles more sustainable!
RIVM to lead innovative European efforts on health promoting health systems
How can we strengthen and support health promoting approaches within the broader health and social care system? And how can we best include other sectors in this process?