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.

Press releases and news

E.g., 14/12/2019
E.g., 14/12/2019
Published on: 26-6-2019

A new study by the Belgian institute for health Sciensano estimates the annual cost of acute gastroenteritis for the Belgian economy at an amount comprised between 210 million and one billion... Read more

Associated health topics: Food-borne illness
Published on: 28-5-2019

6th of June 2019, the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) launches the European drug report 2019. Therefore, our drug expert dr. Lies Gremeaux, won’t be... Read more

Associated health topics: Amphetamines, Cannabis, Cocaine, Heroin, MDMA or ecstasy
Published on: 1-4-2019

Just one year ago, on April 1st 2018, Sciensano was born. This first anniversary is the perfect opportunity to highlight some of the flagship projects and publications that marked the year ... Read more

Associated health topics: Health and disease monitoring
Published on: 29-3-2019

Next generation sequencing (NGS) offers the significant advantage of greatly improving the routine surveillance of various microbial pathogens, such as tuberculosis. This... Read more

Associated health topics: Health and disease monitoring
Published on: 22-2-2019

The Health Status Report combines the results of different sources to estimate how healthy the Belgian is. In general, the Belgian is rather healthy, but there are some areas of improvement. In... Read more

Associated health topics: Health and disease monitoring

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