23 January 2020 – 1st COVID-19 press conference – Increased cross-border health assessment in airports and trains.

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Guidance, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Health, Research and Development, The Agency Information and Mass Communications, Transport
Intervention Categories: International travel measires; New initiatives; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Press and Information Agency under the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Overview: First Press Conference on the prevention of COVID-19. Health Services of Uzbekistan, airports and train companies implement health monitoring for entries, especially from China. Special Quarantine Ward set up at the intensive care unit of the Research Institute of Virology. Agency for Sanitary and Epidemiological Welfare under the Ministry of Health has developed an action plan. . Methodological recommendations on the organization and implementation of preventive and anti-epidemic measures against a new type of coronavirus have been prepared.
Full details here: http://www.rses.uz/ru/service/news/poka-net-osnovanij-dla-bespokojstva-po-povodu-koronavirusa-prinaty-vse-neobhodimye-mery

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government, World Health Organisation