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National Institute of Public Health and the Environment

Part of Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport - VWS
Acronym RIVM
Address Antonie van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9, 3721 MA Bilthoven
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Postal address Postbus 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven
Phone +31-30-2749111
Fax +31-30-2742971
URL http://www.rivm.nl/
Email info -at- rivm. nl
Mission The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) performs tasks to promote both public health, and a healthy and safe living environment. The principal task of RIVM is to conduct research and collect knowledge worldwide. Results are used to support the Dutch government in formulating its policy. RIVM's tasks: |- research |- policy support |- national coordination |- intervention programmes |- provision of information to professionals and the general public. |RIVM is responsible for providing impartial and reliable information to members of the public and professionals who work in the fields of health care, infectious diseases, medicines, the environment, and nutrition and safety. Our objective is to make optimum use of scientific knowledge and expertise, and then make this knowledge and expertise accessible.
Addition Volgens de Wet op het RIVM is het instituut wetenschappelijk onafhankelijk. Ministers kunnen geen aanwijzingen geven over de wijze waarop onderzoek wordt uitgevoerd of gerapporteerd.

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