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.

More snow expected during the week

Monday, 28 January 2019 15:56
Weather will vary Monday. First rain in Basse Belgique, rain or slush in Moyenne Belgique, and snow south of the Sambre-et-Meuse.
Smokers will pay a lot less to test anti-smoking medication and they will have up to three courses of treatments every five years reimbursed from the 1st of February 2019. 
Pet owners have been warned that the road salt used to grit roads during periods of ice and snow can be dangerous for animals.
The Walloon company Ion Beam Applications (IBA) saw its shares lose 20% of their value yesterday after a government advisory body spoke out against its main technology, known as proton beam therapy.
Belgian health services are to obtain 18 new MRI scanners, bringing the total number to 139, federal health minister Maggie De Block announced.
‘Health for everyone, everywhere’ will be at the heart of the Humanist Democratic Centre (cdH)’s electoral campaign in May next, cdH legislators in Wallonia’s parliament said on Wednesday as they presented their best wishes to the press in a context marked by the announcement of the resignation of party leader…
The consumption of statins has risen dramatically in recent years, the KCE said in a report on Tuesday, in which it highlighted the need to inform the public on the importance of healthier lifestyles and correctly following treatments to reduce high cholesterol levels in the blood and the risk of…
Buffer and surveillance zones set up in response to the African swine fever crisis in Luxembourg Province are being extended following the discovery of two boars that tested positive for the virus, the office of Wallonia’s Minister of Nature and Forestry, René Collin, disclosed on Friday.
Patients suffering from head or neck cancer are more likely to survive if treated in a hospital that treats annually more than 20 people with this type of cancer, a study by the Federal Centre of Healthcare Expertise (KCE) shows.