27. March 2020
The European Junior Doctors Association calls upon the European Commission, and national governments,
decision makers and authorities to immediately:
Use the best available epidemiological evidence to aid decision making
Secure access to sufficient appropriate personal protective equipment to safeguard safe working
environments for healthcare staff.
Protect junior doctors from unsafe working practices where they are pressurised to work beyond their
Ensure adherence to safe working hours for doctors and healthcare workers.
Limit the exposure of healthcare workers who are at increased risk, for example those with comorbidities
and those who are pregnant, by appropriate work force distribution and management
Provide doctors and healthcare workers with the necessary training, equipment and medications
needed to ensure the best possible treatment of our patients and populations
Fund hospitals and other healthcare facilities sufficiently in order to allow for the best possible care
during this crisis and to prevent