Being physically active is good for people’s mental and physical health and social contacts. But too few people in the Netherlands get enough exercise. The government encourages everyone to take up sport and lead more active lives.
Sports and physical activity
Cabinet approves bill on implementing anti-doping policy
09-09-2016 | 17:29
Following a proposal by Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Edith Schippers, the cabinet has decided to approve the bill on ...
Statement Minister Schippers EU council Ministers of Sport
31-05-2016 | 21:16
Sport is great fun, but only if the game is played fairly: on the field and in the boardroom of sports organisations and of ...
National Prevention Programme to kick off in February 2014
11-10-2013 | 11:02
'Health matters'. That’s the title of a new National Prevention Programme proposed by Health Minister Edith Schippers and State ...