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
Local Health Interview Survey LHIS September 25, 2017 Health information survey, health status, lifestyle, medical consumption, prevention
Notifiable infectious diseases EPI January 1, 2007 Epidemiology of infectious diseases
The Orphanet Encyclopedia, Terminology and Website in Dutch OrphaDutch January 1, 2013 Health services research rare diseases and disorders, orphan drugs, world wide web, accessibility of Health Services, terminology, Snomed-CT, nomenclature, disease coding
Hand Hygiene Campaign HHC January 1, 2005 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance hand hygiene, outbreak support team, multidrug resistant organisms, outbreak, long-term care facility, hospital, infection prevention and control, nosocomial infection, Staphilococcus aureus, MRSA, quality indicators
Evaluation of impact on reformulation and consumer purchases and diets NUTRISCORE October 1, 2018 Health information Front-of-pack labelling, nutriscore, food reformulation
Belgian National Burden of Disease Study BeBOD January 4, 2016 Health information
Development of targeted genotyping methods for improved drug resistance surveillance mPLEXABR June 1, 2014 Bacterial diseases, Transversal activities in applied genomics, Veterinary bacteriology antibiotic resistance, genetic determinant, multiplex identification, beta-lactamases, fluoroquinolones, enterobacteriaceae
National surveillance of antimicrobial resistance NSIH-AMR January 1, 1994 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance antimicrobiële resistentie, stafylokokken, MRSA
National Reference Center for tuberculosis and mycobacteria NRC Tuberc&myco January 1, 1990 Bacterial diseases
Reference materials as metrological tools for emerging and regulated mycotoxins and for animal experiments RefMat January 2, 2010 Matrix reference materials, safety, mycotoxins, food, feed, metrology, quality control, interlaboratory comparison, carry-over, mitigation, metabolite profiling, metrofood
Business Impact Assessment on Obesity and Population Level Nutrition BIA-Obesity October 1, 2018 Health information accountability, food industry, food reformulation, food labelling, food marketing, commitments, performance
Initiative for Quality Improvement and Epidemiology in Children and Adolescents with Diabetes IQECAD February 1, 2009 Health services research Diabetes, diabetes care, diabetic children, diabetic adolescents, young diabetic patients, quality improvement, audit-feedback
Clinical validation of human papillomavirus assays VALGENT January 15, 2012 Human papillomavirus, cervical cancer, cervical cancer screening, diagnostic test accuracy, test validation, quality control
Comité voor de Eliminatie van Mazelen en Rubella (Committee for the Elimination of Measles and Rubella) in Belgium CEMR January 1, 2003 mazelen, rubella, eliminatie, wereldgezondheidsorganisatie, vaccinatie
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
Exposure Risk Assessments ERA January 1, 2004 Health information food, additives, contaminants, exposure, risk assesment
Clinical Biology LMM LMM June 1, 2011 Infectious diseases in humans, Laboratory of medical microbiology (LMM) Laboratory, Medical Microbiology, clinical biology, test validation, quality control, communication improvement, clinical relevance optimisation, medical collaboration, medical contacts, Belgian Communities, medical expert advice
European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption Network ESAC-Net November 30, 2011 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance surveillance, antimicrobial consumption, community, hospital
Next-Generation Sequencing in (hemato)-oncology ComPerMed January 1, 2005 next-generation sequencing, NGS, personalized medicine, oncology, treatment
National Food Consumption Survey FCS January 1, 2004 Health information food consumption, usual intake, fat, sugar, carbohydrates, proteins, energy, vitamins, minerals, salt, iodine, guidelines
Belgian Genetic Test Database BGTD September 1, 2017 Health services research rare disease, genetic test, website, Orphanet, genetic centre
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
Belgian Hospitals – Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption BeH-SAC January 1, 2007 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance hospital, surveillance, antimicrobial consumption, antimicrobial stewardship
Food monitoring system to track the nutritional quality of food products on the Belgian market NUTRITRACK October 1, 2018 Health information nutritional quality, food monitoring, sugar, salt, saturated fat, energy, food supply, food reformulation
Belgian Early Warning System on Drugs BEWSD June 16, 1997 Health information illicit drugs, new psychoactive substances, NPS, monitoring, EMCDDA
Improvement of anti-TB treatment by study of antibiotic resistance mechanisms TB drugs June 24, 2013 Bacterial diseases mycobacterium tuberculosis, antibiotic resistance, genetic changes, protein structure, mutants, DNA sequencing
Impact of the COVID-19 crisis on mental health of Health caRe wOrkErS in Belgium BE-HEROES June 1, 2020 COVID-19, healthcare worker, mental health, SARS-CoV-2, seroprevalence
Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative - Belgium COSI June 1, 2020 Health information overweight, obesity, monitoring, children
Initiative for Quality improvement and Epidemiology in Diabetes IQED November 7, 2001 Health services research
Epidemiological surveillance of COVID-19 mortality COVID-19 Mortality March 1, 2020 Epidemiology of infectious diseases COVID-19, mortality, COVID-19 mortality, deaths, surveillance, pandemic, monitoring, infectious diseases

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