23 February 2020 – National Corona Disease Management Headquarters formed

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Civil Defence
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Hassan Rouhani, current president of Iran made this decision
Saeed Namaki, current Minister of Health is the leader of National Council for Combating Corona Virus

Overview: Direct order from President to form National Council for Combating Corona Virus (National Corona Disease Management Headquarters)
Full details here: http://president.ir/fa/114006

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Internal government advisory groups suggested to assemble such a council to manage the actions towards the corona virus and regulate these steps through consistent reporting of the policies to the higher-ranked governmental authorities.