Project Jardins Santé à Bruxelles/Health Gardens in Brussels

Health Gardens in Brussels for health promotion, disease prevention and city resilience

“Jardins Santé à Bruxelles” est un projet citoyen de Co-Création pour la promotion de la santé, prévention des maladies et construction  de la ville résiliente.

“Health Gardens in Brussels” is citizens collaborative research project for health promotion, disease prevention and city resilience.

The goal of the project “Health gardens in Brussels” is to study holistically urban health gardens as complex urban ecosystems which provide multiple benefits to human health. The health gardens are spaces for the exchange, fostering and safeguarding traditional, local, bio-cultural and ethnobotanical knowledge and health practices.

Project construction is supported by the Brussels Institute for Research and Innovation Innoviris which is promoting Co-Create Actions while encouraging citizens to set up research projects based on their questions, concerns and needs to ensure a resilient future of the city.

“Health Gardens in Brussels” project brings together the citizens of Brussels, researchers, associations and the world of business to build together resilient  and sustainable health systems.

Contact persons and project coordinators: Dr. Vitalija Povilaityte-Petri and Sugir Selliah

E-mail : vitalija.povilaityte-petri@hotmail.com and sugselliah5@gmail.com

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Ginkgo biloba L. at Campus de la Plaine, next to the Building A, 7 November 2019,  © Vitalija Povilaityte-Petri

Project partners

Musée des Plantes médicinales et de la Pharmacie de l’ULB,  Campus de la Plaine, Bâtiment BC, niveau 2, Boulevard de la Plaine, B-1050 Bruxelles

50.818779, 4.397526

Contact person: Dr. Caroline Stevigny

E-mail : Caroline.Stevigny@ulb.be

Website: Musée des Plantes médicinales et de la Pharmacie de l’ULB

FARO. Flemish interface centre for cultural heritage

Contact person: Bart de Nil

E-mail : bart.denil@faro.be

Website: FARO. Flemish interface centre for cultural heritage

Jardin botanique expérimental Jean Massart de l’ULB

Contact person: Prof. Dr. Pierre Meerts

E-mail : pierre.meerts@ulb.ac.be

Website: Le Jardin botanique et expérimental Jean Massart

Fabrik

Contact person: Eloïse Dhuy

E-mail : info@fabrikfabrik.be

Website: Fabrik

Centre d’Études d’Histoire de la Pharmacie et du Médicament – CEHPM

Contact person: Jean Andris

E-mail : cehpm@outlook.com

Website: Centre d’Études d’Histoire de la Pharmacie et du Médicament – CEHPM

Forest Quartiers Santé (FQS)

Contact person: Eladio Mendez Arozena

E-mail : e.mendez@f-q-s.be

Website: Forest Quartiers Santé (FQS)

Chaire Paysage, LouisE – Laboratoire Urbanisme, Infrastructures, Écologies et Paysage

Contact person: Thierry Kandjee

E-mail : tkandjee@ulb.ac.be

Website: Chaire Paysage, LouisE – Laboratoire Urbanisme, Infrastructures, Écologies et Paysage

Supporting partners

Bibliothèque Communale Hergé

Contact person: Daniel De Loneux

E-mail : info@biblioherge.be

Website: Bibliothèque Communale Hergé

Jardin des Plantes, UCL

Contact person: Sabrina Ingabire

E-mail : sabrina.ingabire@uclouvain.be

Website: Jardin des Plantes

ULB Santé

Contact person: Florence Geurts

E-mail : florence.geurts@ulb.be

Website: ULB Santé

Project construction is supported by Innoviris – Brussels Institute for Research and Innovation 

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