26 March 2020 – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hires 1,300 doctors to help fight COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: Provincial
Lead People/Agency: Chief minister, Health ministry for implementation

Overview: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan appointed at least 1,300 new doctors on contractual basis across the province to help stem the spread of coronavirus.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1543841/kp-hires-1300-contractual-doctors-to-fight-covid-19

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat