E.U. Launches European Medical Corps To Better Respond To Health Emergencies
VICE News: New European Medical Corps Will Tackle Ebola-like Emergencies
“…It’s called the European Medical Corps (EMC), and its aim is to help the E.U. respond faster to health emergencies by relying on a pool of volunteer medical staff provided by member states. ‘Dozens of cases each day. An entire region under threat. And the whole world holding its breath … If there is one lesson we all learned from Ebola, it is this one: we were ALL not sufficiently prepared,’ said Christos Stylianides, the European commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management, at the launch of the organization on Monday in Brussels…” (Caron, 2/16).