Registration projects in health and health care
The BEWSD database collects information regarding the analysis of illicit drug samples (both known illicit drugs and new psychoactive substances) in Belgium.This concerns mostly analytical data regarding dosage/purity/contaminants of seized powders, tablets, etc. In the future, also clinical toxicological data will be added, describing intoxications with known illicit drugs or new psychoactive substances, originating from the clinical toxicology laboratories in Belgium.
For a number of diseases/disorders, personalized treatment today offers a great added value compared to classical, empirical therapy. Thanks to molecular diagnostics, specific aberrations can be detected, which are an indication for a correct diagnosis and prognosis and the successful use of a corresponding drug in order to target the disease.
Currently the reimbursement of personalized medicines is not coupled with that of the accompanying biomarker which often leads to a delay in reimbursement of the predictive tests as compared to the personalized medicine. To better align...