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 Covid-19 can be found on the website of the FPS Public Health.

Press releases and news

E.g., 05/06/2020
E.g., 05/06/2020
Published on: 15-1-2020

A pioneering project, PMOLLUGENIX, funded by the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO),... Read more

Associated health topics: Health and environment
Published on: 10-1-2020

From Monday 16 to Wednesday 18 September, IMEKOFOODS4 took place, the 4th ‘International... Read more

Published on: 2-1-2020

Sciensano acquired a BELAC accreditation in July 2019 to use Next Generation Sequencing (... Read more

Associated health topics: Health and disease monitoring
Published on: 11-12-2019

If we lived in a world free of tobacco, the life expectancy of Belgian would increase by 2 years. This appears from a new study by Sciensano, the Belgian institute for health. Despite the... Read more

Associated health topics: Lifestyle risk factors
Published on: 18-11-2019

November 18th marks the European Antibiotic Awareness Day, a day in which the sensible use of antibiotics is highlighted. The ... Read more

Associated health topics: Antibiotic resistance

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