Proposed European PFAS ban officially submitted
PFAS levels in drinking water from river water need to be brought down
New WHO protocol for integrated One Health surveillance of antibiotic resistance: the Tricycle protocol
The World Health Organization (WHO) has developed a protocol for global One Health surveillance of antimicrobial resistance based on one indicator, Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase producing E.
Temporary background values for PFAS in Dutch soil
RIVM has derived temporary background values for two types of PFAS in Dutch soil: PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonate) and PFOA (perfluoro octanoic acid).
Can you solve a medical mystery?
During World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019, RIVM has set up an escape room in one of busiest shopping malls in the Netherlands.
RIVM will calculate temporary background value for PFAS in soil
In the coming weeks, RIVM will derive a temporary background value for PFAS in Dutch soil. This will be done based on measurement data from the provinces in the Netherlands.
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).
Research: HPV vaccine is safe
RIVM research shows no causal link between the vaccine against cervical cancer (HPV) and long-term fatigue symptoms in girls.