ASPHER Statement on the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak emergency

ASPHER, as EUROPE'S REPRESENTATIVE ORGANISATION FOR SCHOOLS OF PUBLIC HEALTH, calls on all countries to strengthen the role and resources available to the WHO and to align with WHO policies. ASPHER supports sustaining and strengthening the ECDC mandate for international action. ASPHER calls on Europe’s governing bodies, the European Commission and individual countries: to recognize the specific expertise of public health professionals involving them in decision-making to effectively coordinate European and in-country action; to invest adequate funding and resources in health systems, essential public health operations, planning and preparedness; and to include health in all policies.
ASPHER Statement