01 April 2020 – Venezuela presents their COVID-19 National Prevention and Containment Plan

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Foreign Affairs, Health
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: National Government and Ministry of Health

Overview: Venezuela presents the National Prevention and Containment Plan for Covid-19 to the United Nations system.

The Minister of Popular Power for Health, Carlos Alvarado, held a working meeting with the United Nations System, as well as with international organizations. During the meeting, the Minister detailed the five components of the National Plan for the prevention and containment of Coronavirus, among them, the strengthening of epidemiological and laboratory surveillance, sanitary control at entry points, the implementation of clinical-epidemiological management protocols. of the suspected and confirmed cases of Covid-19, communication and social mobilization, as well as the identification and strengthening of sentinel centers.
Full details here: http://www.mpps.gob.ve/index.php/sala-de-prensa/notnac/405-venezuela-presenta-plan-nacional-de-prevencion-y-contencion-del-covid-19-al-sistema-de-naciones-unidas

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government