30 March 2020 – Evidence intervention: University researchers hand their recommended protocol for action to the provincial governor

Type of Intervention: Guidance
Sectors Involved: Health, Local Government
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Listening to scientists or health/other experts
Level of Jurisdiction: Regional
Lead People/Agency: These are Professors Ekwalanga and Lungu from the university clinics of Lubumbashi led by the Rector of UNILU, Gilbert Kishiba Fitula. National Institute for Biomedical Research, INRB in acronym

Overview: Presentation of the protocol for the fight against COVID-19 to the Governor of Haut-Katanga by the professors of the University of Lubumbashi

On Monday, March 2020, 30, the Teachers and Researchers of the University of Lubumbashi, presented to the Governor of the province of Haut-Katanga, presented to the Governor of the province of Haut-Katanga, Jacques kyabula Katwe, their protocols on the fight – 19. These are the of and Lungu teachers of the University Clinic of Lubumbashi led by the Rector of the UNILU, Gilbert Kishiba Fitula. This, in the presence of the Vice Governor, the provincial Minister of Health and the one in charge of communication.

This protocol will have to be handed over to the high ranking of the country in Kinshasa to help enrich the research already started by the National Institute of Research, which is a symbol. Research already accepted by all the institutions of the Republic and of the head of state Félix Antoine Tshisekedi tshilombo.

In this connection, the Governor encouraged these men of knowledge in this case teachers Ekwalanga and Lungu while promising them to do their best to join their colleagues in Kinshasa around Professor Muyembe Tanfum. This, with a view to strengthening the possibilities of effective testing against this health threat and, allowing university clinics in Lubumbashi to participate actively and responsibly in the possible response, said the Rector of the UNILU, Gilbert Kishiba Fitula.
Full details here: https://web.facebook.com/hautkatangaofficiel/posts/3955655061118929

Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Evidence/Justification: Members of the University gave the governor their recommended protocol for tackling COVID-19 directly. A direct advice intervention