11 February 2020 – First meeting of joint Singapore-Malaysia working group

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Health, Research and Development
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creating and using advisory groups or committees
Level of Jurisdiction: Supranational
Lead People/Agency: Deputy Ministers of Health

Overview: Malaysia and Singapore agreed to form a joint working committee to address the COVID-19 outbreak more effectively and share information on public health, medication and research. Prior to the meeting, both countries had said that collaboration was important given the high volume of travel between Singapore and Malaysia.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/regional/2020/02/26/malaysia-singapore-meeting-to-contain-covid-19

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government