08 June 2020 – Face masks to be distributed free of charge to the population

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Aid distributed to community groups
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Lanciné Ouattara, technical advisor to the President of the Republic,

Overview: The government has decided to distribute masks free of charge to the population in Côte d’Ivoire. 40,000 masks are being distributed by caravan in the communes of Abidjan.
Full details here: https://news.abidjan.net/h/674247.html

Other links: 1
Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: This activity is justified in line with the fight against the corona virus, initiated by the government