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., 16/07/2024
E.g., 16/07/2024
Published on: 22-1-2024

The tiger mosquito, an invasive species with the potential to transmit viruses, is making significant strides in Belgium. In 2023 the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM... Read more

Associated health topics: Mosquito-borne diseases
Published on: 30-11-2023

A new four-year project called the Joint Action on Cardiovascular Diseases and Diabetes (JACARDI) was launched in Rome on 27 November 2023. This initiative, engaging... Read more

Associated health topics: Chronic disease, Diabetes
Published on: 10-10-2023

In 2020, the Flemish Government launched the ‘round table conversations’ with the aim to create an action plan to replace, reduce and refine (3Rs Principle... Read more

Associated health topics: Health and environment
Published on: 20-7-2023

Sciensano will integrate the COVID-19 reporting into the Acute respiratory infections bulletin from the week of 24 July 2023. This bulletin is published every Wednesday... Read more

Published on: 12-7-2023

Belgium has the ambition to drastically reduce tobacco use among the population by 2040 and achieve that no young person starts using tobacco (tobacco-free generation).... Read more

Associated health topics: Health and disease monitoring

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