Belgium’s first ever Centre for Clinical Research in Nutrition, CICN, will be inaugurated on Tuesday at Faculty of Motricity Sciences of the Catholic University of Louvain (UCLouvain) in Louvain-la-Neuve.
With the approach of end-of-the-year festivities, the Walloon Agency for Road Safety (AWSR) reminded Monday that there exists a “BackSafe” taxi voucher in ten of the region’s cities: Spa, Waterloo, Louvain-la-Neuve, Liege, Charleroi, Mons, Verviers, Namur, Tournai and Arlon.
Three doctors working in East Flanders province have been ordered by a committal hearing to stand trial at the assizes court for offences against the euthanasia law.
Tiger mosquitos have been spotted in five different locations in Belgium, the Institute of Tropical Medicine, IMT, in Antwerp reported on Thursday.

Alcohol consumption by juveniles rising again

Thursday, 22 November 2018 17:14
After several years of decline, the number of juvenile admissions to emergencies for alcohol intoxication has shown a preoccupying increase in 2017, according to figures produced by the Inter-Mutualist Agency (AIM) and outlined Thursday by the Christian Mutuelle.
Despite multiple campaigns and "Bob" actions, alcohol remains a problem endangering lives in traffic.
Given the almost tenfold increase of cocaine seized annually in the Port of Antwerp between 2013 and 2017, Customs is planning to use new technologies to scan and analyze the containers.
Infrabel sprays some 2.8 tons of herbicide annually along railroad tracks, the Dernière Heure writes Monday.
The National Evaluation Committee for abortion lists the names of four experts in the field who have said they had no idea they had been nominated to the body.
Brussels MPs unanimously adopted, Friday, a draft resolution drawn up at the Greens’ initiative, inviting Brussels governments, but also the country’s entities, to step up speed in the fight against air pollution.