Thursday, 14 February 2019 14:44
One Belgian worker out of eight has already reported sick for another reason than for health, emerges from a HR Securex service provider survey, released Thursday.
Thursday, 14 February 2019 09:33
Pregnant women in Flanders and those having recently given birth are to be screened routinely for mental problems, in particular depression and anxiety, the region's public health minister Jo Vandeurzen has announced.
Saturday, 09 February 2019 14:44
As of today, February 9, it is prohibited to smoke in a vehicle where a minor (under 16) is present, and that on the whole of Flanders’s territory.
Friday, 08 February 2019 14:42
The three parties in Belgium’s outgoing government have come up with a bill seeking to establish a government agency to control the production of cannabis for therapeutic use.
Tuesday, 05 February 2019 15:52
Donors of blood, plasma and platelets may now continue to give blood after the age of 71 years following the scrapping of the maximum age, Health Minister Maggie De Block announced on Tuesday.
Sunday, 03 February 2019 10:01
Federal health minister Maggie De Block has set aside a budget of two million euros to supply the government with six million flu vaccines in the event of a wordwide flu pandemic similar to that of 2009.
Friday, 01 February 2019 09:20
It's official: Belgium is currently in the grip of the latest influenza epidemic, with the barrier to epidemic status passed for the first time this season just last week, according to research centre Sciensano.
Thursday, 31 January 2019 14:09
The federal Health Care Expertise Centre (KCE) has favourably assessed the extension of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to boys, the centre indicated in a report published on Thursday.
Monday, 28 January 2019 16:03
Patients and health care providers in Belgium will soon find a range of medical products more easily and at a lower cost, including sterile items such as bandages and probes.