The Cabinet has appointed prof. dr. J.L. (Hans) Severens Vice President of the Health Council as of 1 January 2014.
No indications for cancer in experimental animals after exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields
The use of the radiofrequency part of the electromagnetic spectrum for mobile telecommunication purposes offers many benefits for daily life. The associated exposure to electromagnetic fields, however, also leads to concerns, for instance on an increased risk of cancer.