15 June 2020 – Decentralisation of diagnostic tests across Kinshasa and provinces

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Health
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Announcement of the Technical Secretariat of the Multisectoral Committee for the Covid-19 Response. There is decentralisation of diagnostic tests for coronavirus across the city of Kinshasa and five provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (Kongo Central, Haut-Katanga, Nord-Kivu, Ituri and Sud-Kivu).

Overview: Decentralisation of the coronavirus diagnosis across the city of Kinshasa and in the provinces. This decentralisation involves improving the coronavirus detection system at the hospital and provincial level to reduce the delay in reporting results across the country.
Full details here: https://riposte-epidemie-rdc.info/actualite.php?actu=ta1592314663

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)