Scientific Institute of Public Health

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Scientific Institute of Public Health
Abbreviated name WIV-ISP
Owner/Developer Scientific Institute of Public Health
Abbreviated owner WIV-ISP
Country Belgium
Languages Dutch, English, French
Contact email
Description The Scientific Institute of Public Health (WIV-ISP) is the scientific reference in the field of public health. For 112 years, we have supported health policy and policy-making through innovative research, analyses, monitoring activities and expert advice. That way we contribute to a healthy life for all. To ensure the health of Belgians, WIV-ISP’s scientists perform science activities in 5 fields of action: environmental effects on health, food for thought, your health under strict surveillance, a healthcare system accessible for all, quality and effectiveness of vaccines, medicines and medical laboratories. EU-NETVAL member.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Governmental Organization
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) General public, Scientists, Policy-makers, Regulators, Industry
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
Purpose Documentation and information