Press Corner

The media relations team is Sciensano’s official voice towards the media. It communicates about Sciensano’s research outcomes and expert advice, organises press events and issues press material. For topical information on public health issues, consult the fact sheets in the Your Health section. If you are a journalist and you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact Sciensano’s media relations team.

The latest news items about the coronavirus and Covid-19 can be found on the website www.info-coronavirus.be of the FPS Public Health.

Press releases and news

E.g., 19/07/2024
E.g., 19/07/2024
Published on: 27-6-2024

49% of the Belgian population has overweight, of which 18% have obesity. That is the result from Sciensano’s Food Consumption Survey conducted in 2022-2023. This percentage remains unchanged... Read more

Published on: 19-6-2024

Over two-thirds of the burden of disease in Europe stems from cancer and other NCDs, and with a significant amount of this burden being... Read more

Associated health topics: Cancer
Published on: 31-5-2024

Each year, over 9,000 people die in Belgium as a result of smoking. These are the latest findings from Sciensano, Belgium’s public health institute. This represents one death every... Read more

Published on: 11-4-2024

Sciensano hosted the METROFOOD-FED.BE kick-off meeting on March 21 in Tervuren.

Published on: 28-3-2024

The FAMHP and Sciensano are warning about counterfeit ivermectin tablets that are being used for self-medication against COVID-19.... Read more

Published on: 7-3-2024

The Cancer Centre of Sciensano is delighted to announce to you the launch of the Beating Cancer Belgium Podcast, a platform dedicated to shedding light on cancer... Read more

Associated health topics: Cancer

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