29 February 2020 – Ministry of Popular Power for Health website provides authorized information on COVID-19

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: The Ministry of Health enables sections on preventive measures and authorized information on COVID-19 on its website, which is supported by real-time monitoring and daily bulletins released by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Full details here: http://www.mpps.gob.ve/index.php/sala-de-prensa/notnac/314-informacion-sanitaria-autorizada-del-covid-19-puede-consultarse-en-web-del-ministerio-del-poder-popular-para-la-salud

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: Provide the population with information verified by the Venezuelan health authority through the General Directorate of Epidemiology and the National Liaison Center for International Health Regulations detailing the global geographic distribution of reported and confirmed cases.