3. Providing health services effectively
The section on PROVIDING HEALTH SERVICES EFFECTIVELY describes approaches for service delivery planning and patient pathways for suspected COVID-19 cases. It also considers efforts by countries to maintain other essential services during periods of excessive demand for health services.
3.1 Planning services
Several medical facilities and hotels across the country have been transformed into quarantine facilities, including through the re-designation of hospitals, as the number of cases is expected to increase in the coming weeks.