Commissioner Kyriakides to fulfill with Italian well being minister throughout joint EU and #WHO mission of consultants to Italy


A joint mission of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), consultants from DG SANTE, and the World Health Organisation (WHO) is presently beneath method in Italy.

The workforce of consultants is specializing in the COVID-19 transmission within the affected areas in Italy, on scientific administration, surveillance, an infection management and threat communication. Today (25 February), Stella Kyriakides, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, is travelling to Rome, the place she’s going to meet tomorrow with Roberto Speranza, Italian Minister of Health, Hans Kluge, Director of WHO Europe, and Andrea Ammon, Director of ECDC.

They will maintain a joint press convention after the assembly, which you’ll be able to observe reside on EbS. Ahead of the assembly, Commissioner Kyriakides stated: “I welcome the support of the joint mission of experts from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and the World Health Organisation which is currently in Italy to support COVID-19 control and prevention efforts. The Commission stands with Italy and all member states with solidarity and resolve in our efforts to contain the disease and protect the health of our citizens.”

You can discover extra details about the EU’s Response to COVID-19 in a press launch and Q&A on-line.


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