Belgische Vereniging voor Gerontolgie en Geriatrie
Belgian Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Société Belge de Gérontologie et de Gériatrie
Some facts on demography and geriatrics in Belgium…
Total population: 11.209.044
Percentage above 65 Yr: 18.11%
Percentage above 80 Yr: 5.45%
Number of physicians: 32.182
Number of geriatricians: 331
Total number of hospital beds: 70.138
Number of geriatric beds: 7.020
Geriatrics is recognised as a...
- speciality since 10-20 years
- subspeciality since >20 years
Geriatric medicine is found in...
- acute care hospitals as acute geriatric wards.
Members of the society
Total number of Members: 750
Other therapists: 219
- February Ostend Dutch Meeting 1600 participants
- June General Assembly Brussels 100 participants
- October Autumn meeting Liège French 600 participants
List of geriatric chairs and research centres in Belgium
no news in this list.