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 of the FPS Public Health.

Press releases and news

E.g., 23/09/2023
E.g., 23/09/2023
Published on: 27-6-2022

On 27 June 27 2022, Belgium will host a launch event for PARC (European Partnership for the Assessment of Risks from Chemicals). In this large-scale European research... Read more

Associated health topics: Health and environment
Published on: 18-5-2022

The “Joint-efforts for pathogen genomics in public health surveillance” symposium was successfully held on May 4, recording 160 registrations. 

Associated health topics: Health and disease monitoring
Published on: 25-3-2022

Sciensano is adapting the reporting frequency on the epidemiological situation regarding COVID-19. From 29 March 2022 onwards, we will publish an epidemiological update... Read more

Associated health topics: Coronavirus
Published on: 10-3-2022

Sciensano launches its 10th COVID-19 health survey to find out how this new phase in the pandemic and the relaxed protective measures affect the daily life of the... Read more

Associated health topics: Coronavirus
Published on: 8-3-2022

The 37 key diseases in Belgium led to a loss of 2.3 million healthy life years in 2018. These healthy life years were lost because people had to live with an illness or disability or because... Read more

Associated health topics: Burden of disease
Published on: 14-2-2022

Since 2019, Sciensano has been combining the results of various studies and sources via the online ‘Health Status Report... Read more

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