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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

National Prevention Programme to kick off in February 2014

'Health matters'. That’s the title of a new National Prevention Programme proposed by Health Minister Edith Schippers and State ...

News item | 11-10-2013 | 11:02

Cabinet approves long-term e-mental health funding

The cabinet has agreed to long-term funding of anonymous e-mental health, based on a proposal by the Minister of Health, Welfare ...

News item | 28-03-2013 | 16:15

First results of horsemeat investigation

The vast majority of the controls carried out by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (Nederlandse Voedsel - en ...

News item | 25-02-2013 | 21:00

Major investigation into use and trade of horsemeat

The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (Nederlandse Voedsel- en Warenautoriteit - NVWA) is conducting a major ...

News item | 14-02-2013 | 22:47