Story about EIRL
EIRL was born between LPixel and Eir*, the Norse goddess associated with healing and medical skill. The logo illustrates the unison of doctors and EIRL, and the circle in the center represents the overlapping eyes of doctors and EIRL seeking for the one and only truth. EIRL will be a vital presence in the medical field, working alongside and supporting doctors in future medical diagnosis.
*Eir, meaning “help” or “mercy” in Old Norse¹, is a goddess that belonged to the Æsir race in Norse mythology². Eir was described as the greatest physician in Elder Edda. As a valkyrie, Eir was associated with the ability to resurrect the dead. In addition to the mastery in medicine, Eir was knowledgeable in herbal remedies and was said to have possessed the powers to revive the dead. Eir later became the patroness of medical and healthcare workers.
¹ Orchard (1997:36)
² Nordiske Myter Og Saga pg. 251