27 March 2020 – Ministry of Health establishes TV channel to raise awareness against COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Media/Arts/Culture
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The channel is called MINSANTE TV a “gift” from the cable operator BLEU SAT. Objective: reach nearly 40 million Congolese telephone users in order to inform them of the seriousness of the pandemic ravaging the world.

Overview: DRC: Ministry of Health announces creation of special TV channel to raise awareness against COVID-19
Full details here: https://www.radiookapi.net/2020/03/28/actualite/sante/rdc-le-ministere-de-la-sante-lance-la-chaine-de-television-minsante-tv

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group