25 January 2020 – Established a dedicated unit to lead the response to COVID-19

Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creating and using advisory groups or committees
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China established a dedicated unit for COVID-19, working under the leadership of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee.

Guidance groups will be sent into areas with severe epidemics, such as Hubei province, to strengthen frontline prevention and control.

The decision was made at an emergency conference of the Communist Party of China presided over by General Secretary Xi Jinping.
Full details here: http://www.xinhuanet.com/politics/2020-01/25/c_1125502052.htm