Frans Russel appointed member Health Council

Russel, Frans

Prof. Frans Russel (Pharmacology and Toxicology) has been appointed by Royal Decree as a member of the Health Council of the Netherlands and its Standing Committee on Health and the Environment.

The Health Council consists of about 200 members and is an independent scientific advisory body to advise ministers and Parliament in the field of public health and health/healthcare research. The Health Council does not meet on a plenary basis, but instead operates in independent, multidisciplinary committees and eight standing committees of about 15 Council members each. The Standing Committee on Health and the Environment concentrates its efforts on environmental factors relevant to public health.


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