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    9 Mar, 2020

    Extra-Ordinary Meeting of SADC Ministers of Health on Covid-19

    The main purpose of the meeting was to share existing knowledge and information on the COVID-19 outbreak, which has had devastating global impacts since its outbreak in December 2019, and agree on how to harmonize and coordinate the preparedness and response to Covid-19 in the SADC region.

    The meeting noted that COVID-19 has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by the World Health Organization on 30 January 2020, with potential significant impacts. The meeting also received presentation and noted the COVID-19 global situation and measures taken at global level as presented by WHO, and the Government of the People's Republic of China.

     Media statement for Extra-Ordinary meeting for SADC Ministers of Health-English

    Media statement for Extra-Ordinary meeting for Ministers of Health-Portuguese

    Media statement for Extra-Ordinary meeting for Ministers of Health

    Speech - Minister of Health

    Speech - Chinese Ambassador

     

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