12 March 2020 – Government requests collaboration with the WHO and China

Type of Intervention: Guidance, Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Foreign Affairs, Health, Research and Development
Intervention Categories: International relations
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Presidency of the Republic

Overview: Government of Venezuela requests collaboration with the WHO and China to prevent cases of Coronavirus

In the face of the Coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, indicated that they have requested the People’s Republic of China to collaborate to prevent and deal with cases of the virus in the event of any occurring in the nation.
Full details here: http://vicepresidencia.gob.ve/gobierno-de-venezuela-solicita-colaboracion-a-la-oms-y-china-para-prevenir-casos-de-coronavirus/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government, International – government
Evidence/Justification: Seeking advice from WHO and China on possible cases of COVID-19 in the country