Federal Public Health Minister Maggie De Block on Tuesday launched Masanté, a new website that gives citizens access to all their health information, whether medical or administrative.
King Albert II underwent a successful heart operation on the 30th of April at the Brussels Saint-Luc University Hospital (UCL).
The Cronobacter sakazakii bacteria has been detected in a limited number of tins of the Prémilait 1er age baby milk produced by Premibio, the Hygenia Ltd. company announced on Friday.
The sausages concerned have been sold in about 30 stores throughout Belgium.
Belgians drink on average 12,6 litres of alcohol per year per person.
Secretary of State Theo Francken will earmark 2.3 million euros from the European Union’s Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) for mental health care for asylum seekers.
The profession of dental hygienist is now officially recognized in Belgium, following the publication of a decree to that effect in the Official Gazette, newspapers published by Sudpresse report.

Bionic eye helps the blind see again

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 19:55
Dr. Fanny Nerinckx, ophthalmologist and retinal surgeon at UZ (Universitair Ziekenhuis) Gent, and her team have, for the first time in Belgium, treated a patient with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), a rare hereditary eye disease, with an implant on the retina, also referred to as a bionic eye.The patient can once…
Flemish Minister for Environment Joke Schauvliege (CD&V) dismisses Greenpeace’s criticism of the insufficient measures taken against air pollution.
The start date for the Royal Decree that would change the way mammograms are refunded has been suspended, Public Health Minister Maggie De Block’s cabinet confirmed on Saturday.