02 February 2020 – COVID-19 Advisory Committee formed

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creating and using advisory groups or committees
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health and Public Health Laboratory Gorgas Institute

Overview: By order of the executive, the formation of an Advisory Committee for the evaluation and monitoring of Coronavirus-Covid-19 is ordered. The Advisory Committee is integrated by 10 recgonized speciallist from various disciplines, with the objective to provide evidence and or analysis of information for policy desitions to be implemented
Full details here: https://www.tvn-2.com/nacionales/Instalan-comite-asesor-coronavirus_0_5523947582.html

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Countries were monitoring the Coronavirus situation in China, therefore the Goverment created the Committe to use evidence and scientific advise with the objective of analyzing the actions to be taken when a first case was to occurs in the country, recommended by PAHO-WHO