Public Health Department
Published: 07 January 2014 Modified: 07 January 2014
The Hague’s Public Health Department (GGD Haaglanden) works to ensure the health of all residents of The Hague. The GGD is also where you go to get your travel vaccinations.
You can find everything about the Public Health Department on the website of GGD Haaglanden.
Sections of the Public Health Department
GGD Haaglanden consists of the following sections:
Epidemiology & Health Promotion inspects the health of the residents of The Hague. The section also provides advice and information on public health.
- Public (Mental) Health Care (O(G)GZ)
O(G)GZ regulates the care and medical care for vulnerable groups of people like houseless, homeless and illegal people and drug addicts.
- Infectious Disease Control and Hygiene (I&H)
An important task of I&H is to combat and prevent infectious diseases like sexually transmitted infections and tuberculosis.
- Children's Health Services (JGZ)
The staff of Jeugdgezondheidszorg (JGZ) work to ensure the healthy growth and development of children from 0 to 19 years.
- Ambulance Service (AMZ)
The GGD's ambulance service provides assistance and transportation to patients and accident victims.
Click here for the addresses of GGD Haaglanden, including the main office in The Hague.
GGD Haaglanden falls under the Department of Education, Culture & Well-Being of the Municipality of The Hague. If you have a complaint about GGD Haaglanden, contact the klachtencommissie van de GGD.