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How to overcome political and legal barriers to the implementation of a drug consumption room: an application of the policy agenda framework to the Belgian situation

years, fieldworkers and some city policymakers argued for DCR implementation in Belgium, but without gaining the support of the national authorities, mainly for ideological reasons. In order to address ...

Falsification of biotechnology drugs: current dangers and/or future disasters?

been found in seizures of regulatory agencies. It stands to reason that regulatory agencies and analytical laboratories handling falsified biotechnology drugs have stepped up efforts to counter these ...

Point Prevalence Study of Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Use in Belgian Acute-Care Hospitals: Results of the ECDC PPS 2017

a beta-lactamase inhibitor (J01CR05, 7.7%). The most frequently reported diagnoses for medical antimicrobial treatment were pneumonia (22.2%) and urinary tract infections (11.2%). The reason for antimicrobial use ...

Global burden of late-stage chronic kidney disease resulting from dietary exposure to cadmium, 2015

population, which account for 0.2% of the global DALY s of CKD. While these results suggest that the overall impact of dietary cadmium exposure on global CKD is low, they do indicate that reasonable efforts to ...

Annual report Belgian Cystic Fibrosis Registry 2016

heterozygous. The main reasons for diagnosis of CF are acute or recurrent respiratory problems (42.1%) and failure to thrive (24.4%). About 18.0% were diagnosed via neonatal screening even though Belgium has no ...

Care Infections & Antibiotic Resistance in Belgium

2014-2016, 13 out of 15 reported outbreaks where assistance was granted, containment was achieved within a reasonable time frame. Health Topics:  Ziekenhuisinfectie Bloedstroominfecties Hospital-acquired ...

A new approach to define acceptance limits for hematology in external quality assessment schemes.

hemoglobin and leukocyte concentrations showed that acceptance criteria vary widely. For this reason, the Hematology working group from the European Organisation for External Quality Assurance Providers in ...

National Surveillance of Infections acquired in Intensive Care Units: Annual Report 2015

ICU-acquired Bloodstream infections per 1000 patient days (Ref 5). The low participation to the NSIH- ICU surveillance in the last couple of years needs extra attention. The reasons for this are multiple. First, ...

Hepatitis E virus serology and PCR: does the methodology matter?

important differences in the performance of various serological and PCR assays. For this reason, results of both serological and molecular tests for HEV should be interpreted with caution. Health Topics:  ...

Advanced Methods for Dose and Regimen Finding During Drug Development: Summary of the EMA/EFPIA Workshop on Dose Finding (London 4-5 December 2014).

and adaptive studies). Pairwise comparisons were also discussed during the workshop; however, mostly for historical reasons. This paper discusses the added value and limitations of these methods as well ...

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