02 March 2020 – Ministry of Health outlines response plan

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: Minister of Health, Carlos Alvarado, reported that Venezuela is prepared and trained to attend cases of patients who have contracted the Covid-19 Coronavirus through 45 sentinel hospitals throughout the country, equipped and capable of attending to possible cases of Covid-19 , will have separate emergencies, in order to avoid the eventual spread of the virus. He indicated that they will prepare isolation rooms and intensive therapies to attend to cases that may become complicated.
Full details here: http://www.mpps.gob.ve/index.php/sala-de-prensa/notnac?start=132

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Recommendations and guidelines of the World Health Organization are followed to the increase in cases of COVID-19 worldwide