Nauru's Strategic Response to COVID-19
The project is developed in line with Nauru's strategic response to the pandemic. The bedrock of the response is aggressive screening, early detection and prompt containment of any imported case of COVID-19. The strategy is underpinned by five management strategy including screening points, transitional accommodation, isolation facility, a dedicated highly restricted COVID-19 Critical Care Unit and a hazardous clinical/hospital waste management unit.
The management strategies sets out a list of prioritized items, which needs to be procured for required emergency response particularly for the prevention, response and containment phases. The urgency of this project is paramount to Nauru's efforts to prevent and manage the spread of the COVID-19. The expected development change is to strengthen health sector by providing medical equipment and supplies in preparation for COVID-19 scenario.