Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

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).

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.