09 March 2020 – Weekly meetings of the CNGE and CRGE to be held

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Executive Order, Guidance, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creating and using advisory groups or committees
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Decision : Ministry of Health
Intervention implementation : Ministry of Health

Overview: Activation of weekly meetings of the National Committee for the Management of Epidemics (CNGE) and its Regional Committees for the Management of Epidemics (CRGE)
target : government and populations
intended effect : coordination of ripost, informations and sensibilisation
Full details here: http://www.sante.gouv.sn/sites/default/Sitrep2_covid19.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Advice of EXTERNAL group of non-academics (e.g. business or community leaders), Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Cumulative of 12 validated alerts received since March 2, 2020 including 2 confirmed cases, 9 tested negative and 1 result