05 May 2020 – 25 million face masks to be distributed free of charge to high-priority groups

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Education, Ethnic and Minority Affairs, Health, Local Government, Social Services, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Aid distributed to community groups
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Executive power

Overview: The State has received 25,000,000 masks which must be distributed free of charge to a certain category of the population. These are nursing staff, defense and security forces, transporters, market traders, street children, disabled people, prison guards, students from university housing estates, municipal police officers and the district, journalists, prisoners and dockers.
Full details here: https://aip.ci/cote-divoire-aip-covid-19-la-distribution-des-22-millions-de-masques-aux-populations-demarre-mercredi/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: In order to curb the spread of the virus