Coordinator BEWSD at Sciensano
dr. Peter Blanckaert is the coordinator of the Belgian Early Warning System Drugs at the Drugs Program in Sciensano, the previous Scientific Institute for Public Health. The Drugs Program is the official national focal point in the EMCDDA-managed REITOX network. He has extensive experience in the monitoring of NPS in Belgium with a special focus on the harm from novel opioids. In addition, he’s a member of the extended EMCDDA scientific committee, and is in frequent contact with the experts at EMCDDA. He manages all NPS analyses performed by the Medicines laboratory at WIV-ISP.