National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), the Netherlands
RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and the Environment) has been promoting public health and safeguarding environmental quality in the Netherlands for over 100 years. RIVM has expanded to become a knowledge institute at the centre of Dutch society, advising on health and environment. In our role as trusted advisor, we provide government with impartial advice on infectious diseases, vaccination, population screening, life style, nutrition, pharmaceuticals, environment, sustainability and safety. We carry out studies, provide advice and recommendations, and direct and implement prevention and control responses. Cooperation with other organisations enables us to combine strengths and to develop new knowledge and expertise.
Role in the project: Hosting secondments and delivering specialised training courses