Ministry of Health National COVID-19 Plan
Authority for Planning
The Ministry of Health COVID-19 Preparedness & Response Plan 2020 (TONGA) is a more comprehensive plan which has further been developed and initiated following the declaration of the State of Emergency in the Kingdom of Tonga on the 20th of March 2020. Its aim is to strengthen preparedness and response to COVID-19 Pandemic. This plan aligns very well with an earlier Public Health Covid19 Plan and the later National Action Plan on preparedness and response to COVID-19 which was endorsed by the NEMC and later approved by Cabinet.
Acknowledgements / Consultations
This Ministry of Health COVID-19 Preparedness & Response Plan 2020 (TONGA) was prepared with the assistance of many organizations, development partners, and individuals. They were consulted and submitted their individual plans which were assimilated and used to compile this plan. We would like to acknowledge their kind support and contribution.
For the development of document, we would like to thank the Prime Minister’s Office and Mr. Edgar Cocker and his team for also providing writing assistance. Without their support this document would not be completed. The document was drafted and the consultations conducted by the Director of Corporate Services: Mr. Semisi Fukofuka and Principal Health Planning Officer: Mr. Sioape Kupu.
Please click on the link below for the National COVID-19 Plan