Ebola prepardness in at-risk countries West-Africa
European Commission (EC)
Field of Expertise:
Health Service Delivery; Communicable diseases (CD); Infectious diseases / epidemic / outbreak / vaccination
Narrative description of project:
This assignment is part of the Health Advisory Services – HAS project (EUR 1.999.715,00, 10/2014-10/2017, associated companies: managed by hera consortium). Its identification number within the HAS is HAS 011.
The HAS provides technical support to the European Commission (DEVCO/HQ) and the EU Delegations for a period of three years. DG DEVCO contracted the HAS to support the implementation of its health aid policies and programmes; strengthen the capacity of EU Delegations and DEVCO/HQ; and tackle other issues for which in-house thematic capacity is lacking or insufficient.
The HAS was requested to contribute to the activities of the B4 health team in relation to Ebola preparedness. The EU contributions to Ebola response and preparedness were being realized through different instruments and channels, at global and country levels. The B4 health team contributed on technical ground to these efforts and the HAS was requested to help in specific tasks, in a flexible manner according to needs.