Evikey is the network for Evidence-Based Practice in Belgium.
In order to fulfil this central role, it brings together all stakeholders in the health care sector who are involved or interested in EBP.
Cebam’s digital library supplies Belgian health care providers with high-quality sources of information.
It provides access to point-of-care sources (DynaMed, ebpracticenet, Nursing Reference Center Plus), national guidelines and international journals, systematic reviews (Cochrane Library, JBI), article reviews, pharmaceutical information (BCFI, Micromedex), bibliographic databases, etc.
The CDLH has set up the Cebam Evidence Linker, ensuring the inclusion of point-of-care information in the electronic medical record for general practitioners and physiotherapists.
Cebam is an independent, inter-university and multidisciplinary medical scientific body for health care providers, patients and citizens.
Within the Evikey network, it ensures the scientific coordination of the EBP validation and assessment units of the EBP life cycle.
Cebam organises training on EBP for health care providers to raise their awareness of its use.
All information validated by Cebam bears its seal of quality.
ebpracticenet is the EBP dissemination platform for Belgian health care providers. It contains validated (clinical) guidelines, as well as other EBP information, in a point-of-care format through which the health care provider can quickly navigate. It may also contain links to other relevant sources.
ebpracticenet collaborates with healthcare professionals to put EBP information from other countries into the Belgian context.
The website offers free access to all health care providers and Belgian citizens.
ebpracticenet also promotes the practical implementation of EBP.
The KCE is an independent research centre that provides scientific advice on topics related to health care.
Its mission is to conduct rigorous and objective analyses and studies on which public authorities or health care providers can base their decisions about health care and health insurance.
The KCE therefore offers optimal solutions for care that is both high quality and accessible to all, in a context of increasing demand and limited budgets.
Minerva is an Evidence-Based Practice magazine whose aim is the promotion and dissemination of independent scientific information.
It provides frontline health care professionals with a critical analysis of international literature publications.
Minerva systematically monitors the scientific literature and selects relevant articles. Experts critically analyse selected articles. All texts are peer-reviewed before being published on the website.
WOREL is responsible for developing and updating (clinical) practice guidelines for primary care providers.
The expertise of various professional groups has been brought together within WOREL, a Belgian consortium of clinical practice guideline developers.
All major guideline developers are represented within WOREL.
A team of experts is responsible for the methodological and editorial process for developing these guidelines.