01 March 2020 – COVID-19 Incident Management Team (IMT) formed

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creating and using advisory groups or committees
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Government of Fiji

Overview: To further progress preparedness, a COVID-19 Incident Management Team (IMT) was formed on 1 March 2020.
Full details here: http://documents1.worldbank.org/curated/pt/258911591964083536/pdf/Stakeholder-Engagement-Plan-SEP-Fiji-COVID-19-Emergency-Response-Project-P173903.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, International – government
Evidence/Justification: Perception of an increased threat due to evolving global situation, including rising case numbers and fatalities