Government supports call for medical volunteers to combat Ebola

On 1 October 2014, in support of the call by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) for medical staff to support the Ebola clinics in affected areas, the Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport, the Minister of Defence and the Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation sent a letter to all chief hospital administrators in the Netherlands requesting their cooperation in informing doctors of scope for voluntary deployment abroad and in facilitating such postings.