31 January 2020 – Provincial government of South Kivu establishes its own public awareness campaign and surveillance measures

Type of Intervention: Guidance, Information
Sectors Involved: Executive Office
Level of Jurisdiction: Regional
Lead People/Agency: The provincial government of South Kivu

Overview: South Kivu authorities take over from national authorities to raise awareness against Coronavirus

The provincial government of South Kivu, meeting in Council of Ministers on Wednesday, declared itself in favor of intensifying the awareness of the population on measures to prevent Corona Virus , the disease having already claimed several victims in China in this January.

Provincial government executive secretary Typson Idumbo, acting as government spokesperson, said the council has also decided to step up surveillance measures, particularly at entry and exit points.

South Kivu, through its provincial governor, has launched a public awareness campaign as part of the disease prevention measures.
Full details here: https://acpcongo.com/index.php/2020/01/31/sud-kivu-intensification-de-la-sensibilisation-de-la-population-sur-les-mesures-de-prevention-du-corona-virus/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group