30 March 2020 – Medical and nursing students to support COVID-19 screening efforts

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Health
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases; Non-governmental interventions; Individual responses
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Overview: 12,400 medical and nursing students have joined the mass and personalized screening sessions, implemented by the National Executive for the early detection of cases of Coronavirus Covid-19, reported the Executive Vice President of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez
Full details here: http://vicepresidencia.gob.ve/mas-de-12-mil-estudiantes-de-medicina-se-han-incorporado-a-la-jornada-de-despistaje-masivo-y-personalizado-contra-el-covid-19/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic, National – government