Patient organisations

UZ Leuven works together with numerous patient organisations to provide even better care and support. Our staff will inform you during your care plan. On this page you'll find a selection of the patient organisations we work with.
  • Alles over kanker
  • ALS liga
  • Aortadissectie
  • Belgische vereniging voor Longfibrose vzw
  • BOKS, Belgian organisation for children and adults with a metabolic disease
  • Brailleliga
  • BVSM: Belgian organisation against cystic fibrosis
  • CCV, Crohn en colitis patientenvereniging
  • Coma België: support centre for non-congenital brain damage, coma and CVA
  • COPD vzw
  • Darmwereld vzw
  • DEBRA, patient organisation for epidermolysis bullosa
  • de Maretak vzw, organisation for chronic pain patients
  • Endometriose Stichting: organisation for endometriosis patients
  • EnVie: for people in Oost Vlaams-Brabant with or after breast cancer
  • Expertisecentrum Dementie Vlaanderen
  • Fragiel: organisation for patients with the fragile X-syndrome
  • HALO: self-help group for heart/lung and lung transplants
  • HARPA: organisation for and of heart patients in Leuven/sportkot Heverlee
  • Hartekinderen vzw
  • Hatractief: self-help group for people with a heart transplant
  • Jong Dementie
  • Gezin en Handicap, for parents and relatives of a disabled child
  • Kinderkanker Leuven Oudervereniging vzw
  • Kleine Prins vzw
  • Kom op tegen kanker
  • KVG: Katholieke Vereniging Gehandicapten
  • LCH-Belgium: organisation for patients with Langerhans Cel Histiocytosis
  • Leuvense levertransplanten vzw: self-help group for liver transplantation
  • 't Lichtpuntje: organisation of and for chronic pain patients
  • LotUZ: Life after an allogeneic stem cell transplant
  • Met lege handen: organisation for parents of a deceased baby
  • MS-Liga Vlaanderen
  • NEMA: children with muscular disorders (neuromuscular disorders)
  • Orka (reumanet)
  • Oudervereniging voor nierpatiëntjes (OVNP)
  • Patiëntenvereniging Ichthyosis België vzw
  • Piekernie: organisation for people with spinal cord injury
  • PH: patient organisation for pulmonary hypertension
  • Dutch forum for patients with a pouch
  • ReumaNet
  • Sofhea: social fund for haematological disorders
  • Stoma Ilco: support group for for people with a stoma bag
  • Stichting tegen Kanker
  • Stoma ilco vzw: support group for people with a stoma bag
  • VAGA: organisation for congenital craniofacial disorders
  • Vebes: support group for the visually impaired and blind
  • Vereniging voor sarcoïdosepatiënten
  • VFG: organisation for disabled people
  • VHC: organisation for hepatitis C patients
  • Vlaamse Diabetesvereniging
  • Vlaamse Liga Tegen Kanker
  • VVOC: Flemish organisation for parents with incubator children

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Last edit: 23 February 2021