25 March 2020 – Construction of two contingency hospitals

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Public Health

Overview: Paraguay plans to build two contingency hospitals in a month at the National Hospital of Itagua and the National Institute of Respiratory and Environmental Diseases, each equipped with 100 beds.

Full details here: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/americas/paraguay-to-build-contingency-hospitals-for-virus-fears/1779110

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