National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
Owner/Developer: Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport
RIVM works to prevent and control outbreaks of infectious diseases. We promote public health and consumer safety, and we help to protect the quality of the environment. RIVM collects and collates knowledge and information from various sources, both national and international. We apply this knowledge ourselves, and we place it at the disposal of policy-makers, researchers, regulatory authorities and the general public. Each year, RIVM produces numerous reports on all aspects of public health, nutrition and diet, health care, disaster management, nature and the environment.
|Channel:||Website - Audio / Video - Social media - Professional online network|
|Audience:||General public - Policy-makers - Regulators|
|User access:||Open access|
|Relevance:||Replacement - Reduction - Refinement|
|Purpose:||Fundamental studies - Toxicological and safety evaluation - Education and training - Documentation and information - Regulatory testing - Method development|
|Legislative framework:||Directive 2010/63/EU - REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006|
|Technology/Tools:||Alternative test methods (in vitro) - Non-testing methods (in silico) - Animal testing (in vivo)|
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