About the group
Recently the EU has stepped up its efforts to strengthen the prevention of a major health crisis in various parts of the world. At the same time it contributed to the urgent response need to fight the Ebola outbreak.This work is done together with experts from the EU Member States and WHO. The total amount allocated to health prevention, preparedness and response efforts under the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP) is €36M. The EU support in this field is provided as part of the framework of the EU CBRN Risk Mitigation Centres of Excellence (CoE) Initiative.