Eddy Adang, theme Healthcare improvement science, will be reappointed as a member of the Health Council on 1 January 2019.Eddy Adang is presently involved in the standing committee of public health, the permanent committee on population screening and the temporary committee on the screening for aneurysm of the abdominal aorta.
The Health Council of the Netherlands is an independent scientific advisory body whose legal task it is to advise ministers and Parliament in the field of public health and health/healthcare research. Ministers ask the Council for advice which they can use to substantiate policy decisions. The Health Council also has an “alerting” function: it can give unsolicited advice.
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