Projects

Last updated on 16-2-2023 by Lieke Vervoort

Our research projects illustrate the important role science and research plays at Sciensano. You can explore how science is conducted and the many types of science performed at Sciensano. You can find out about our partnerships and how Sciensano invests in research. You can also access reports and publications related to Sciensano’s scientific activities and discover the faces and places that make science happen at Sciensano. 

Acronym Start date End date Service Keywords
Intradermal rabies vaccination trials in humans: towards shorter and cheaper rabies vaccination Intradermo January 1, 2011 December 31, 2019 Viral diseases rabies, intradermal vaccination, clinical trials
Point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in acute care hospitals ECDC-PPS January 1, 2011 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance nosocomial infection, healthcare-associated infection, antibiotics, acute hospitals
Belgian Treatment Demand Indicator Register BTDIR January 1, 2011 Health information
National Reference Laboratory/Centre for Rabies: surveillance and diagnosis of rabies in man and animal NRL/NRC Rabies January 1, 2011 Viral diseases rabies, lyssavirus, bats, diagnosis, serology, surveillance
Diagnosis-Based Morbidity Statistics MORBISTAT April 1, 2010 Health information population health monitoring, morbidity
Reference materials as metrological tools for emerging and regulated mycotoxins and for animal experiments RefMat January 2, 2010 Matrix reference materials, safety, mycotoxins, food, feed, metrology, quality control, interlaboratory comparison, carry-over, mitigation, metabolite profiling, metrofood
Cancer plan Kankerplan March 1, 2009 January 1, 2015 Cancer centre kanker, kankerplan
Initiative for Quality Improvement and Epidemiology in Children and Adolescents with Diabetes IQECAD February 1, 2009 Health services research Diabetes, diabetes care, diabetic children, diabetic adolescents, young diabetic patients, quality improvement, audit-feedback
Belgian neuromuscular diseases registry BNMDR January 1, 2008 Health services research neuromuscular diseases, register
Focal Point International Data Collection FocalPoint November 1, 2007 Health information health information
Coordination of the Risk Assessment Group RAG January 1, 2007 Foodborne pathogens, Viral diseases, Epidemiology of infectious diseases, Avian virology and immunology, Crisis Coordination risk analysis, crisis management
Notifiable infectious diseases EPI January 1, 2007 Epidemiology of infectious diseases
Belgian Hospitals – Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption BeH-SAC January 1, 2007 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance hospital, surveillance, antimicrobial consumption, antimicrobial stewardship
Belgian Cystic Fibrosis Registry BCFR October 1, 2006 Health services research Cystic fibrosis, Registry, Quality of care
Foodborne Disease Burden Epidemiology Reference Group FERG September 25, 2006 Health information Disability-Adjusted Life Years, burden of disease, food safety, foodborne disease
National Surveillance of Clostridioides difficile infections in Belgian hospitals NSIH-CDIF January 1, 2006 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance clostridioides difficile, healthcare-associated infection, long-term care facility, nursing home, hospital, infection prevention and control
National Reference Laboratory for Genetically Modified Organisms NRL-GMO January 1, 2006 December 31, 2020 Transversal activities in applied genomics GMO, NRL, food safety
Next-Generation Sequencing in (hemato)-oncology ComPerMed January 1, 2005 January 1, 2015 Cancer centre next-generation sequencing, NGS, personalized medicine, oncology, treatment
Healthcare-associated infections in long-term care facilities NSIH-LTCF January 1, 2005 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance long-term care facility, residential care center, healthcare-associated infection, antibiotics, COVID-19
Hand Hygiene Campaign HHC January 1, 2005 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance hand hygiene, outbreak support team, multidrug resistant organisms, outbreak, long-term care facility, hospital, infection prevention and control, nosocomial infection, Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA, quality indicators
Exposure Risk Assessments ERA January 1, 2004 Health information food, additives, contaminants, exposure, risk assesment
National Food Consumption Survey FCS January 1, 2004 Health information food consumption, usual intake, fat, sugar, carbohydrates, proteins, energy, vitamins, minerals, salt, iodine, guidelines
The Belgian Mortality Monitoring Be-MOMO January 1, 2004 Epidemiology of infectious diseases mortality, deaths, excess mortality, epidemiology of infectious diseases, Influenza, air pollution, heat, cold, temperature, environment, surveillance, COVID-19 mortality
Comité voor de Eliminatie van Mazelen en Rubella (Committee for the Elimination of Measles and Rubella) in Belgium CEMR January 1, 2003 Epidemiology of infectious diseases mazelen, rubella, eliminatie, wereldgezondheidsorganisatie, vaccinatie
Network of pediatric infectious disease surveillance PediSurv October 1, 2002 Epidemiology of infectious diseases
Standardized Procedures of Mortality Analysis SPMA January 1, 2002 Health information Overall mortality, Cause specific mortality, Perinatality, Midyear population, Births, Infant mortality
Initiative for Quality improvement and Epidemiology in Diabetes IQED November 7, 2001 Health services research
National surveillance of surgical site infections NSIH-SSI January 1, 2001 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance ziekenhuis, postoperatieve wondinfectie, zorginfectie
The Belgian contribution to the international Orphanet database for rare diseases and orphan drugs Orphanet Belgium January 1, 2001 Health services research rare diseases and disorders, orphan drugs, database, world wide web, availability of Health Services
European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance: Belgium EARS-BE January 1, 2000 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance klinisch laboratorium, ziekenhuis, zorginfectie, ECDC, WHO

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