RIVM – Rijsinstituut Voor Volksgezondheid En Milieu
As an agency of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu, RIVM) is a governmental research and knowledge institute providing policy support to the Dutch government.
RIVM performs tasks to safeguard and promote public health and environmental quality in the Netherlands. In its role as trusted advisor, RIVM provides the government with impartial advice on infectious diseases, vaccination programmes, population
screening, life style, nutrition, medicinal products and medical devices, environment, sustainability, safety and security.