Projects

Last updated on 11-10-2018 by Pierre Daubresse

Our research projects illustrate the important role science and research plays at Sciensano. You can explore how science is conducted and the many types of science performed at Sciensano. You can find out about our partnerships and how Sciensano invests in research. You can also access reports and publications related to Sciensano’s scientific activities and discover the faces and places that make science happen at Sciensano. It illustrates our contribution to healthy all life long.

Acronym Start date End date Service Keywords
Health Interview Survey HIS January 1, 1996 Lifestyle and chronic diseases survey, health status, lifestyle, medical consumption, prevention, obesity, mental health
Diagnosis-Based Morbidity Statistics MORBISTAT April 1, 2010 Lifestyle and chronic diseases population health monitoring, morbidity
Network of pediatric infectious disease surveillance PediSurv October 1, 2002 Epidemiology of infectious diseases
European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption Network ESAC-Net November 30, 2011 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance surveillance, antimicrobial consumption, community, hospital
Evaluation of impact on reformulation and consumer purchases and diets NUTRISCORE October 1, 2018 Lifestyle and chronic diseases Front-of-pack labelling, nutriscore, food reformulation
Network of General Practitioners SGPs January 1, 1979 Health services research, Epidemiology of infectious diseases surveillance, sentinel, general practice
Local Health Interview Survey LHIS September 25, 2017 survey, health status, lifestyle, medical consumption, prevention
Belgian neuromuscular diseases registry BNMDR January 1, 2008 Health services research neuromuscular diseases, register
Antiviral medicine for early treatment of COVID-19 in residents during an outbreak in nursing homes ANTICOV-NH January 7, 2022 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance
National reference laboratory for Avian Influenza for Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg NRL AI January 1, 1993 Veterinary epidemiology, Avian virology and immunology Avian Influenza, notifiable disease
Business Impact Assessment on Obesity and Population Level Nutrition BIA-Obesity October 1, 2018 Lifestyle and chronic diseases accountability, food industry, food reformulation, food labelling, food marketing, commitments, performance
Surveillance of Belgian honeybees colonies mortality 2017-2018 HealthyBee September 22, 2016 Veterinary epidemiology honeybee, mortality, bee health surveillance, Apis Mellifera, random forest, Varroa Destructor, apiary management, risk factors
National Reference Laboratory for Trace Elements in food and feed, for Nanomaterials and for Food Contact Materials NRL-TE; NRL-NANO; NRL-FCM January 1, 2017 Trace elements and nanomaterials metals, trace elements, migration, food contact materials, nanomaterials
Antibiotics and resistance AMR-human January 1, 1960 Bacterial diseases
Assessment of the toxicity of pesticides for agricultural use at national and international level PESTBIONAT & PESTINT January 2, 1990 Risk and health impact assessment pesticides, plant protection products, toxicity, hazard and risk assessment
National Certification Committee for poliomyelitis eradication NCC January 1, 1997 global polio eradiction initiative, poliomyelitis (polio), eradiction, polio, WHO, Global Certification Commission, National Certification Committee, European Regional Commission for Certification of poliomyelitis Eradiction, polio-free, EV surveillance, enterovirus, health authorities, action plan
Foodborne Disease Burden Epidemiology Reference Group FERG September 25, 2006 Lifestyle and chronic diseases Disability-Adjusted Life Years, burden of disease, food safety, foodborne disease
Central Biobank Platform Biobank April 1, 2019 Infectious diseases in humans, Laboratory of medical microbiology (LMM) future scientific research, biobanking, contribution study results, management health problems, public health
Food monitoring system to track the nutritional quality of food products on the Belgian market NUTRITRACK October 1, 2018 Lifestyle and chronic diseases nutritional quality, food monitoring, sugar, salt, saturated fat, energy, food supply, food reformulation
National Food Consumption Survey FCS January 1, 2004 Lifestyle and chronic diseases food consumption, usual intake, fat, sugar, carbohydrates, proteins, energy, vitamins, minerals, salt, iodine, guidelines
Molecular database foodborne outbreak MolDbFBO October 1, 2016 Foodborne pathogens, Bacterial diseases, Transversal activities in applied genomics foodborne pathogens, typing, molecular database, outbreak investigation
Belgian contribution to the international Orphanet portal for rare diseases and orphan drugs OrphanetBelgium January 1, 1997 Health services research rare diseases and disorders, orphan drugs, database, world wide web, availability of Health Services
National reference laboratory for bee diseases NRL BEE January 1, 2018 Enzootic, vector-borne and bee diseases national reference laboratory, bees, diagnosis of bee diseases
European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance: Belgium EARS-BE January 1, 2000 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance klinisch laboratorium, ziekenhuis, zorginfectie, ECDC, WHO
Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative - Belgium COSI June 1, 2020 Lifestyle and chronic diseases overweight, obesity, monitoring, children
Belgian Cystic Fibrosis Registry BCFR October 1, 2006 Health services research Cystic fibrosis, Registry, Quality of care
Point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in acute care hospitals ECDC-PPS January 1, 2011 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance nosocomial infection, healthcare-associated infection, antibiotics, acute hospitals
National reference center for bacterial meningitis and gastrointestinal diseases NRC bactMeng&gastro January 1, 1960 Bacterial diseases
Preparation of an epidemiological response tool in the event of a sanitary crisis due to a chemical accident EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS November 3, 2014 Risk and health impact assessment crises, chemical accident, emergency preparedness, biomonitoring
Quality indicators for infection prevention and control in acute hospitals NSIH_QI January 1, 2011 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance quality indicators, infection prevention and control, acute hospitals

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