19 June 2020 – People encouraged to keep up behavioural changes from Covid-19

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Health, Local Government, Communication
Intervention Categories: Individual measures; Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Hon. Prime Minister is the main decision maker on all relevant COVID 19 intervention, while the Minister for Health, Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete leads the implementation of the intervention.

Overview: The intervention involved people being advised by Minister of Health (Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete) to keep up the new behavioural changes associated with combating COVID-19. He further said that “what is becoming clear is that when restrictions are being lifted in countries, and they go back to their old normal then the risk of COVID-19 is very high”. As people await the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s announcement on the restrictions around COVID-19, Dr Waqainabete says they have made appropriate recommendations.
Full details here: https://www.fijivillage.com/news/We-have-to-keep-pushing-this-new-behavioural-change-associated-with-combating-COVID-19—Waqainabete-f54r8x/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: No justification