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Ebola risk in Europe remains very low – no travel or trade restrictions recommended

On Wednesday 17 July 2019, the Director-General of the WHO declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. This declaration is a mechanism to mobilise more attention and international support for the response to the outbreak within the DRC. The European Centre

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Sláintecare Mid-Year Report 2019

The Sláintecare Mid-Year Report outlines progress made in the first six months of 2019, with almost 100% of activities progressing as anticipated in the 2019 Action Plan. There are a total of 84 deliverables for the first half of 2019 of which 82 (98%) are on track. Two have been progressed with minor challenges (2%)

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Brexit Contingency and Preparedness Update

As part of a whole-of-Government response to Brexit, Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D., has outlined a comprehensive and coordinated set of preparations to ensure the continuity of health services and supply of medical products in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

This work involves the Department of Health, the HSE, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) and other agencies engaging in intensive Brexit preparedness and contingency planning.

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