About: Ebola

Health 09-06-2016

EU should lead the final push to eradicate polio

A polio-free world is within reach. With continued support and funding, the EU can help wipe out this devastating disease, writes Stefan Rebmann.
Global Europe 01-06-2015

Fortress Europe alone will not solve our migration crisis

Europe should invest in healthcare, agriculture and job creation, write Debarati Guha and Volker Hauck, not just militarising its borders. 

A rights-based approach to health is fundamental to the post-2015 framework

We must commit to strengthening health systems, as well as maintaining efforts towards eradicating communicable diseases, writes Linda McAvan.
Ebola
Development Policy 19-11-2014

Ebola and beyond

It is time for developed countries to recognise that the best way to protect their citizens from Ebola is to help stop the spread of the virus in West Africa, says Lawrence O. Gostin.
Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment centre in Kailahun July 20, 2014 [Photo: Reuters]
Development Policy 06-11-2014

Ebola: Creating the foundations for a cure

The European Commission’s recent pledge to fast track €24.4 million of emergency funding for Ebola research is a sterling example of what the EU can aspire to when it works together for the common good, writes Nicholas Rutherford.
Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment centre in Kailahun July 20, 2014 [Photo: Reuters]
Health 23-10-2014

A woman should be appointed as EU Ebola envoy

EU leaders are expected to appoint a coordinator on Ebola during the Council summit on 23-24 October, and this special envoy should be a woman, writes Mirjam van Reisen.
Development Policy 08-10-2014

Financing Africa’s future: The fight against poverty

European Union member states fell short of their collective aid commitments by a shocking €39.5 billion last year, writes Tamira Gunzburg.

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