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
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.
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.
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.
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