09 April 2020 – Communication strategy adjusted – number of cases no longer reported daily

Type of Intervention: Guidance
Sectors Involved: Local Government
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness; Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Public Health

Overview: Adjustment of communication strategy with the public. The number of positive cases of the coronavirus will no longer be reported on a daily basis. The health minister explained that he would publish only “information on the evolution of our strategy, serious cases, cured cases, deaths and barrier measures”. The Ministry believes that this new approach will “give the population confidence in the measures taken and the measures to be taken”.
Full details here: https://allodocteurs.africa/actualites/epidemie/covid-19/coronavirus-le-cameroun-reajuste-sa-communication

Type of Justification: Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)