23 March 2020 – Hospitals requested to comply with international guidelines for coding of Covid-19 cases

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Director General of the ministry of public health

Overview: Memorandum No.56 of 23/3/2020 issued by the Director General asking hospitals to comply with the coding of confirmed and death cases of COVID-19 according to the International Classification of diseases (ICD-10) and the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Full details here: https://www.moph.gov.lb/Laws/download_file/4972

Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: International – academic
Evidence/Justification: The International Classification of diseases (ICD-10) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)