05 May 2020 – Government donates PPE to media

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Media/Arts/Culture
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Aid distributed to community groups
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Government

Overview: The Government donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to support the media as it intensifies the fight against the novel coronavirus in the country. The donation included 5000 pieces of full set locally manufactured PPEs.
Full details here: http://moi.gov.gh/government-donate-ppes-to-the-media/

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Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
During an earlier meeting the leadership of the media comprising of the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA), the Private Newspapers Publishers Association of Ghana (PRINPAG), the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) and the National Media Commission (NMC), a request to support frontline media workers with PPEs was made. This intervention was a response to the request