30 March 2020 – Pakistani experts are invited to submit proposals to deal with COVID-19 outbreak

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Education, Health, Research and Development
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Listening to scientists or health/other experts
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Higher Education Commission (HEC)

Overview: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza announced that the Higher Education Commission (HEC) is inviting university researchers, scientists, technicians, manufacturers and other Pakistani experts, based either in the country or abroad, to submit proposals that can assist the government in its fight against the Covid-19 outbreak.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1545023/hec-invites-proposals-from-pakistani-experts-to-deal-with-covid-19-outbreak

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, International – academic