The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
is a specialised Dutch government agency. RIVM is the premier
expertise and orchestration centre in its field and its remit is to
modernise, gather, generate and integrate knowledge and make it
usable in the public domain. By performing these tasks RIVM
contributes sustainably to promoting the health of the population
and the environment by providing protection against health risks
and environmental damage.