EMCDDA Partners

Belgian national focal point

The national focal point is located within the Epidemiology Unit of the Scientific Institute of Public Health (WIV-ISP). The WIV-ISP is a state (federal) scientific organisation and implements policies in response to the legal framework and priorities of the Federal Minister for Health and the President of the Federal Public Service for Health, Food Chain Security and the Environment. The WIV-ISP is the scientific reference in the field of public health. WIV-ISP supports health policy and policy-making through innovative research, analyses, monitoring activities and expert advice. In this way, WIV-ISP contributes to a healthy life for all. The main tasks of the drugs programme of the WIV-ISP include the monitoring, collection, analysis and dissemination of drug-related information. In order to dispose of national drug-related data, cooperation and coordination with 4 regional partner organisations is vital due to the assigned responsibilities regarding health policy.


Partner contact information and website

Contact information: 

Scientific Institute of Public Health (Institut scientifique de santé publique/Wetenschappelijk Instituut Volkgezondheid