Committed to health and sustainability
The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) is a Dutch knowledge and research institute dedicated to promoting public health and a healthy and safe living environment. Our core tasks are: • policy support • national coordination • prevention and intervention programmes • provision of information to professionals and the general public • knowledge development and research • support for inspectorates RIVM is a government agency. We provide the scientific knowledge base for national policies in the areas of public health and health promotion, food, safety, and the environment. We share our knowledge with governments, research centres and intergovernmental bodies around the world, and have a solid international reputation as a leading centre of expertise. RIVM. Committed to health and sustainability.