28 March 2020 – 10,000 frontline health personnel given life insurance cover

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minister of Health

Overview: Presidential Insurance cover for front line health worker: The President through the Minister of Health announced a Special Life Insurance cover for 10,000 frontline health and allied professional workers
Full details here: https://www.myjoyonline.com/news/national/10000-health-personnel-in-fight-against-covid-19-given-life-insurance-cover/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The potential risk of exposure of health workers directly involved in the COVID 19 contact tracing and critical care