Sciensano

Contacts

A list of all staff working in the unit
Isabelle BEHAEGHEL
Scientific Director
Katelijne DIERICK
Philippe HERMAN
Christian LEONARD
Director
Myriam SNEYERS
Scientific Director of Sciensano
Wesley VAN DESSEL
Head of Communications
Joris VAN LOCO
Herman VAN OYEN

Technical specificities

Find out the institute's technical specificities

Archives Division

Photo Library

nanoparticles, viruses, … (electron microscopic images)

Subscription to scientific journals

member of VDIC library (http://www.vesalius.be/)

Platforms

Platforms

https://pasteur-network.org/en/technological-platforms/

Public Health

Institutes' actions and tools to support Public Health

Surveillance

Surveillance

Permanent monitoring of population health through different networks (e.g. GPs; sentinel labs) and preparedness through the institute's national reference labs and centres.

Epidemiological Surveillance

Permanent monitoring of population health through different networks (e.g. GPs; sentinel labs)

Biological Surveillance

National lead in risk assessment for public health threats; Preparedness through e.g. the institute's national reference labs and centres.

National and international technical expertise

National and international technical expertise

WHO Collaborating Centers

Rabies surveillance and research

National Reference Laboratories recognized by WHO

Measles and rubella

Regional Reference Laboratory

EURLs for foot-and-mouth disease and for lumpy skin disease and sheep and goat pox

Health Care Services to local populations

Medical Biology Centers and Laboratories

Laboratory of Medical Microbiology

Diagnostic tests

Essentially as part of the Reference Laboratory/Center tasks

Access to Cohorts and HDSS (human demographic service system)

Access to Cohorts and HDSS (human demographic service system)

Support for national and international health programs

Support for national and international health programs

One of our core missions
Director: Christian LEONARD
Scientific Director: Myriam SNEYERS
Year of establishment: 2018
Type: Public Institution
Global staff: 861
Scientific staff: 583
Support staff: 278
Address: Rue Juliette Wytsmanstraat 14, Brussels, BELGIUM
Phone: 00 32 2 642 51 11
Email: info@sciensano.be
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