Health Minister Kikilias proposes e-platform on coronavirus at EU ministers’ meeting

14 February 2020
334 Views

Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias attended an extraordinary meeting of European Union health ministers on Covid-19, the new coronavirus, in Brussels on Thursday.

The ministers decided on a common policy, based on guidelines of the World Health Organization and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, and to boost international collaboration.

Kikilias tabled a proposal for a digital coordination of EU member states through an e-platform dedicated to Covid-19 scientific facts and solutions. “The new facts should be shared within the EU in real-time, through a special e-platform accessible only by crisis management groups in each country,” the Greek health minister said. It would include old and new cases, tracking and linking of incidents, the progress of patients and doctors’ comments, he added.

At the meeting, Kikilias briefed his counterparts on the readiness of 13 hospitals and 3 laboratories to handle samples and cases in Greece.

You may be interested

Covid-19 Greece – 339 new cases reported
GREECE
shares30 views
GREECE
shares30 views

Covid-19 Greece – 339 new cases reported

makis - Sep 18, 2020

A total of 339 new cases of coronavirus in Greece were announced today, 39 of which were identified after checks…

Covid-19 Greece – 9 deaths in a day reported
GREECE
shares27 views
GREECE
shares27 views

Covid-19 Greece – 9 deaths in a day reported

makis - Sep 18, 2020

A total of 359 new cases of coronavirus in Greece were announced today, 36 of which were identified after checks…

Researchers untangle Crete’s oldest number system
GREECE
shares30 views
GREECE
shares30 views

Researchers untangle Crete’s oldest number system

Panos - Sep 18, 2020

According to a statement released by Elsevier, Silvia Ferrara of the University of Bologna and her colleagues conducted a new…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.