27 February 2020 – Activation of the Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister, Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC)

Overview: Activation of the Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Full details here: https://www.pm.gov.au/media/press-conference-australian-parliament-house-4

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: AHPPC endorsed and activated the Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan For Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), based on the existing Australian Health Management Plan for Pandemic Influenza.