Three prospective members of the Amsterdam Student Corps (ASC) were hospitalized this past month during hazing, NOS reports. The students had to swim in canals and sleep between rubbish.
The Minister of Foreign Trade, Lilianne Ploumen, expressed her appreciation and support for Gavi in Berlin today, committing the Netherlands to a quarter-billion euros in support. Gavi, founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, performs large-scale vaccination programs in developing countries worldwide.
In 2013 the most common causes of death in the Netherlands was cancer and cardiovascular disease. Of the more than 141 thousand people who died in 2013, 42 thousand (30 percent) died of cancer and 38 thousand (27 percent) died of cardiovascular diseases.
Pedigree dog breeders have promised that by 2014, no Dutch dogs will suffer due to their appearance.
A new study conducted under leadership from UMC Utrecht has discovered that the chance for the elderly to develop lung infections can be greatly reduced by a vaccine.
Russia and the Netherlands will jointly combat antibiotics resistance. Minister Schippers of Health came to an agreement with her Russian counterpart Skvortsova. Schippers is on a trade mission in Moscow and Kazan this week.