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Public Health Emergency and Preparedness Technical Working Group (TWG) of EPHA Design a Strategy on prevention of COVID-19 Pandemic 

According to Ato Yusuf Abdu, Acting Director of Members Affairs and Networking Directorate and secretary of TWG, the TWG has developed a strategy.

The strategy consists development of a protocol on how to train Health Extension Workers to assist COVID-19 outbreak prevention.

It also includes house to house active case detection and contact tracing surveillance.

Besides, the TWG is working on a Strategy to implement legal enforcement on stay at home and social distancing.

Development of the role and responsibility of community volunteer’s response and reaching the unreached community who are susceptible for COVID-19 pandemic are also part of the major focuses of the TWG.