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Wrist tendonitis accounts for the highest percentage of workplace injury claims in Belgium, reports Het Laatste Nieuws based on the annual report of the Federal Agency for Occ
From 1 July, the non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) for Down syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities will be fully, or near fully reimbursed for pregnant wo
Surgeons from the Hospital Netwerk Antwerpen (ZNA) in March performed a gastrointestinal reduction through the oesophagus for an obese patient, a first in Belgi
Too few patients in Belgium know in advance how much they will pay for a medical intervention, writes Knack, according to a survey by the Christian Mutuality (CM), Belgium's biggest health insurer.
In the run-up to World Health Day on 7 April, the UK website Clinic Compare presented new research on the best and worst countries for emergency medical services.
In 2015, 10,171 children under nine years of age visited an orthodontist in Belgium to be fitted with braces, an increase of 27% in five years, report the Mediahuis newspapers based on
Patients in Belgian hospitals face increasing out-of-pocket healthcare costs, including fees for the work of physicians or technicians with whom they have little or even no contact, re
The national institute for health and disability insurance (Inami) last year provided a reimbursement for nearly 60,000 plastic surgery procedures in Belgium, accounting for more than
From 2017, HIV patients in Belgium will have access to the medicines needed to start antiretroviral therapy immediately after diagnosis, decided federal public health minister Maggie D