18 March 2020 – Created a special unit to advise the government on its response to COVID-19

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Emergency government
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Argentine Government created a Special Government Unit to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be made up by scientists, researchers and policymakers. The unit”s main task will be to advise the Presidency and the Ministry of Health on matters regarding available human resources and infrastructure to tackle the pandemic, and to develop new resources, such as self-testing kits.
Full details here: https://www.argentina.gob.ar/noticias/el-ministerio-de-ciencia-tecnologia-e-innovacion-conformo-la-unidad-coronavirus-covid-19