Scientific Institute of Public Health
The scientific Institute of Public Health (known as WIV-ISP
) provides support for public health policy through scientific research, expert opinions and divisional tasks.
On the basis of scientific research, WIV-ISP formulates recommendations and solutions in respect of priorities for a proactive health policy at the Belgian, European and international levels.
WIV-ISP assesses the status of health and health indicators on the basis of scientific methods which it approves develops and analyses within a certified quality framework.
On the 1st of April 2018, the ISP (Scientific Institute of Public Health) has become, after fusion with the CODA-CERVA (Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre), Sciensano.