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
Antibiotics and resistance AMR-human January 1, 1960 Bacterial diseases
National reference center for bacterial meningitis and gastrointestinal diseases NRC bactMeng&gastro January 1, 1960 Bacterial diseases
Network of General Practitioners SGPs January 1, 1979 Health services research, Epidemiology of infectious diseases surveillance, sentinel, general practice
Surveillance of pollen and fungal spores in the outdoor air in Belgium AirAllergy January 1, 1982 Mycology and aerobiology pollen, rhinitis, allergy
National Reference Center for tuberculosis and mycobacteria NRC Tuberc&myco January 1, 1990 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 surveillance of bloodstream infections in Belgian hospitals NSIH-SEP January 1, 1992 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance bloedstroominfectie, ziekenhuis-geassocieerde infectie, surveillance, Belgium
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
National surveillance of antimicrobial resistance NSIH-AMR January 1, 1994 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance
Health Interview Survey HIS January 1, 1996 Lifestyle and chronic diseases survey, health status, lifestyle, medical consumption, prevention, obesity, mental health
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
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 surveillance of nosocomial infections in intensive care. NSIH-ICU January 1, 1997 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance ziekenhuis, intensieve zorg, zorginfectie, ECDC
European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance: Belgium EARS-BE January 1, 2000 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance klinisch laboratorium, ziekenhuis, zorginfectie, ECDC, WHO
National surveillance of surgical site infections NSIH-SSI January 1, 2001 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance hospital, Surgical site infection, healthcare-associated infection
Initiative for Quality improvement and Epidemiology in Diabetes IQED November 7, 2001 Health services research
Standardized Procedures of Mortality Analysis SPMA January 1, 2002 Lifestyle and chronic diseases Overall mortality, Cause specific mortality, Perinatality, Midyear population, Births, Infant mortality
Network of pediatric infectious disease surveillance PediSurv October 1, 2002 Epidemiology of infectious diseases
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
Exposure Risk Assessments ERA January 1, 2004 Lifestyle and chronic diseases food, additives, contaminants, exposure, risk assesment
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
Healthcare-associated infections in long-term care facilities NSIH-LTCF January 1, 2005 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance long-term care facility, residential care center, healthcare-associated infection, antibiotics, COVID-19
National Reference Laboratory for Genetically Modified Organisms NRL-GMO January 1, 2006 December 31, 2020 Transversal activities in applied genomics GMO, NRL, food safety
National Surveillance of Clostridioides difficile infections in Belgian hospitals NSIH-CDIF January 1, 2006 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance clostridioides difficile, healthcare-associated infection, long-term care facility, nursing home, hospital, infection prevention and control
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
Belgian Cystic Fibrosis Registry BCFR October 1, 2006 Health services research Cystic fibrosis, Registry, Quality of care
Belgian Hospitals – Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption BeH-SAC January 1, 2007 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance hospital, surveillance, antimicrobial consumption, antimicrobial stewardship
Focal Point International Data Collection FocalPoint November 1, 2007 Lifestyle and chronic diseases health information
Belgian neuromuscular diseases registry BNMDR January 1, 2008 Health services research neuromuscular diseases, register
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

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