06 March 2020 – Multidisciplinary taskforce established, general hygiene encouraged

Type of Intervention: Guidance
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creating and using advisory groups or committees
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Office of the Prime Minister

Overview: Public notice from the office of the Prime Minister on Covid19. The government of Rwanda has set up a multidisciplinary team to assess and stregthen preparedness and response to the epidemic.
Full details here: https://rbc.gov.rw/fileadmin/user_upload/annoucement/Public%20Notice%20from%20the%20Office%20of%20the%20Prime%20Minister%20on%20Coronavirus%20Disease%202019.pdf

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government
Evidence/Justification: The Ministry of Health following advises from WHO takes necessary measures through the task force created to deal with this pandemic in Rwanda