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Jan-Dirk Sprokkereef will commence duties for Veilig Thuis (Safe Home) and the approach to child abuse

The Association of Dutch Municipalities (VNG), State Secretary Martin van Rijn (Health, Welfare and Sport) and Minister Ard van ...

News item | 08-02-2016 | 09:57

Ban on sale of e-cigarettes to minors

The sale of electronic cigarettes to young people under the age of 18 is to be banned, regardless of whether or not they contain ...

News item | 11-12-2015 | 15:35

New regulation on late-term abortions and termination of life in neonates

Edith Schippers, Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport, and Ard van der Steur, Minister of Security and Justice, have drawn up a ...

News item | 11-12-2015 | 15:30

Helping defaulters leave the health insurance default scheme more quickly

Following a proposal by Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Edith Schippers, the cabinet has decided to reduce the ...

News item | 04-12-2015 | 16:55

Government to continue successful health policy

In the coming years the government will maintain its commitment to promoting public health, with a focus on prevention, health ...

News item | 04-12-2015 | 16:52

Government approves action plan on UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The cabinet has approved a plan of action for implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, proposed ...

News item | 12-06-2015 | 16:02

Schippers: ‘Better allocation of roles and responsibilities between health ministry and Dutch Healthcare Authority’

The Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport will itself determine healthcare financing policy in future. The Dutch Healthcare ...

News item | 02-04-2015 | 15:51

Government supports call for medical volunteers to combat Ebola

On 1 October 2014, in support of the call by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) for medical staff to support the Ebola clinics in ...

News item | 02-10-2014 | 00:00

Speech Daphne Deckers on AMR conference

News item | 26-06-2014 | 09:37

Netherlands organizes global ministerial conference on antimicrobial resistance

The Government of the Netherlands, in response to a request by the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO), is hosting a ...

News item | 20-06-2014 | 15:16