News & Events

EMLab Participation at the Modules Table-Top Exercise in Bruges, Belgium, 20 - 24 May 2017.

EMLab took part in a Module Tabletop Exercise (ModTTX), that was conducted in Bruge, Belgium, 20th - 24th May 2017. ... Read more

European Mobile Lab Participation in MODEX Exercise at MSB-Revinge in Sweden.

The European Mobile Lab consortium took part in a large scale disaster exercise, funded by the European Union Civil Protection, at MSB Revinge from 24th to 27th of April 2017. Six Civil Protection modules were deployed to a scenario of widespread flooding in the imaginary country of Faultland, where a complicating oubreak of an infectious disease, later diagnosed as Cholera, provided complex challenges for both the "host nation" and the responding organizations alike.... Read more

The first EMLab Unit to West Africa terminates diagnostic activities in Guinea.

After more then two years of diagnostics support in the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, the European EMLab unit has terminated diagnostic service. ... Read more

European Mobile Lab Deployment to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The European Mobile Laboratory Consortium dispatched one laboratory unit to support diagnostics for yellow-fever in DRC. ... Read more

EMLab and the European Emergency Response Capacity.

The European Mobile Laboratory consortium was assessed by EC-DG-ECHO as being eligible for the European Emergency Response Capacity (EERC) and has been registered as part of the European Medical Corps Voluntary Pool in the Common Emergency Communication and Information System (CECIS).... Read more

Nigerian EMLab Unit terminates diagnostic activities in Kambia, Sierra Leone.

After 15 month of providing diagnostic service in Sierra Leone, the Nigerian EMLab unit terminates activities in Kambia, Sierra Leone, and is repatriated to Nigeria, end of March 2016.... Read more

Continued support for Surveillance by the European EMLab Unit in Guinea.

The European EMLab Unit continues to support post Ebola Virus disease surveillance. ... Read more

EMLab Team #16 dispatched to Coyah, Guinea

Team #16 of the EMLab consortium arrived in Coyah, Guinea. The team consists of scientists and technicians from the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute, Germany, the Robert-Koch-Institute, Germany and Public-Health-England. ... Read more

Partial Relocation of EMLab Unit in Guinea from Guéckédou to Coyah

To cater for the demand of Ebola virus diagnostics in the region of Coyah, the EMLab unit in Guéckédou was partially relocated to Coyah.... Read more

EMLab Team #7 dispatched to Freetown, Sierra Leone

The EMLab unit located at Hastings in Freetown, Sierra Leone is operating since December last year and is continuing to provide Ebola virus diagnostics with a quick turnaround time. Team #7 rotation was dispatched on the 11th of February. The team consists of scientists from Public-Health-England, the Thünen Institute in Hamburg, the Redeemer`s University, Nigeria and the Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine.

 

 

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