1. Coordination

  • Apply existing public health emergency preparedness and response plans 
    • Activate existing national emergency response committee/s 
    • Establish timely information sharing mechanism between the different stakeholders 
    • Activate the Emergency Operation Centers at national and sub-national levels 
    • Ensure availability of a Rapid Response Team covering different functions ready to be deployed to the field 
    • Ensure availability of financial resources for response operations 

2. Detection

  • Clinical Surveillance
    • Temperature + questionnaire screening the passengers in points of entry
    • Enhance the surveillance through updating the health on case definition of nCov2019
    • Contact Tracing of suspected passenger
  • Lab Surveillance
    • Specimen collection from suspected passengers
    • Shipment of samples outside the country

3. Separation

A) Isolation (Suspected Cases)

  • Establishment of isolation wards at national and provincial hospitals for Well equip isolation ward in national and provincial hospitals
  • Assign trained personnel for isolation wards

B) Quarantine (Healthy Passengers from Wuhan)

  • Availability of a proper place for quarantine of healthy people coming from Wuhan for 14 days and ensuring the safety and security of them
  • Legislation support for quarantine

4. Case Management (hospital strengthening)

  • Stockpiling of ventilator, blood analyzers; medicine, equipment 
  • Availability of trained staff
  • Mass causality Management
  • Disposal of dead bodies

5. Infection prevention

  • Hand hygiene
  • Cough etiquette
  • Face masks
  • Staying away from ill person
  • Cleaning and disinfection of surfaces

6. Communication

  • Inform the public about the health risk 
  • Informing the public about measure being taken by authorities 
  • Informing the public about what people should not do during the spread of disease inside the country
  • Stockpile of essential food items to at least for 15 days at critical situation

7. Risk Communication

  • Communicate the risk in clear consistent messages
  • Wide spread dissemination through media
  • One source for official information
  • Prevention of incorrect information

8. Social Distancing (in critical situation)

  • Cancellation of events
  • Closure of schools
  • Office, Market Closure
  • Closure of Cinema halls, Theatres, etc.
  • Restrict entry to certain sites/buildings