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.
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.
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.
Possible health risks due to exposure to chromium-6 at tROM project Tilburg
Research by RIVM shows that the participants in the so-called tROM project, their supervisors and other people involved may have been exposed to chromium-6.
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-G
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.
RIVM supports WHO in national capacity building for measuring foodborne disease burden
RIVM’s Collaborating Centre for Risk Assessment of Pathogens in Food and Water was invited to WHO’s side event during the 41st Codex Alimentarius Commission on July 4th 2018.
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