Sciensano participates in the METROFOOD Research Infrastructure to promote metrology in food and nutrition

Sciensano’s ‘Chemical and Physical Health Risks’ department is one of the main partners of the EU-funded ESFRI project METROFOOD to establish a new European Research Infrastructure (RI) aiming to increase efficiency in food quality and safety research by providing and coordinating high level metrological services on a European scale.  

Project & Event PMOLLUGENIX: Analyse the effects of air pollution on young children

A pioneering project, PMOLLUGENIX, funded by the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO), has been conducted during 2 years. This project, coordinated by Sciensano and in collaboration with the Catholic University of Louvain, the University of Hasselt and the Vlaamse Milieumaatschappij, aimed to evaluate the feasibility of measuring the effects of air pollution on the respiratory health of children in future large scale studies. A workshop, gathering all project partners and stakeholders in the field, took place on the 8th of November, as part of the closure of the project.

Antibiotics resistance and consumption in Belgium remains stable

November 18th marks the European Antibiotic Awareness Day, a day in which the sensible use of antibiotics is highlighted. The European Antibiotic Awareness Day is coordinated by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, for which Sciensano monitors antibiotic resistance and consumption in Belgium.November 18th marks the European Antibiotic Awareness Day, a day in which the sensible use of antibiotics is highlighted. The European Antibiotic Awareness Day is coordinated by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, for which Sciensano monitors antibiotic resistance and consumption in Belgium.

Bilateral workshop antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

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You are kindly invited to the first bilateral workshop of Sciensano and Institute Pasteur Lille, that will focus on antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This event is organised by Sciensano’s Scientific Direction ‘Infectious diseases in humans’. Grasp this opportunity to meet other experts and exchange experiences, know-how, ideas and expertise on various aspects of resistance in bacteria, viruses and fungi. 

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Contact person: 
Pieter-Jan Ceyssens

Belgian One Health Network Launching Event

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You are cordially invited to the Belgian One Health Network launch event on Tuesday 5 November at the Sciensano site in Tervuren.

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Contact person: 
Frank Koenen

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