Cancer screening programmes now more accessible to transgender and intersex persons
Campylobacter most common pathogen found in dairy cattle
A study conducted at 185 dairy farms found the Campylobacter bacterium at 91% of those farms. Out of the pathogens that were studied, this type of bacteria is the most common in dairy cattle.
From 1 June 2022, heel prick test also screens for muscle disease SMA, bringing number of screened diseases to 26
Tailor-made information will help immigrants make decisions on taking part in screening programmes
Zoonoses Report 2020 focuses on emerging zoonoses
The COVID-19 pandemic and the outbreak of the West Nile Virus in 2020 show that so-called emerging zoonoses pose a risk to the Netherlands.
Breast cancer screening resumes on Bonaire after COVID-19 hiatus
Women aged 50 to 75 years on Bonaire can participate in the breast cancer screening programme again as of Wednesday, May 26, 2021. This was temporarily halted in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
International collaboration essential theme State of Zoonoses 2019
Each year, at the request of the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, RIVM prepares an overview of the most important zoonoses and indicates their prevalence in the Netherlands.
Population screening programmes temporarily on hold
Due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the health care capacity in the Netherlands is expected to come under severe pressure in the coming period.