ICAO State letter AN 5/28-20/15 (13 February 2020) entitled “State Support to Prevent the Spread of Novel Coronavirus Disease”

State letter AN 5/28-20/15 (13 February 2020) entitled “State Support to Prevent the Spread of Novel Coronavirus Disease” urged States to: a) implement relevant provisions of Annex 9; b) become a member of CAPSCA; c) enhance effectively National Facilitation Committees by clarifying roles and responsibilities of public health and civil aviation authorities during outbreaks; and d) provide financial and in-kind assistance or support to the CAPSCA programme. States were also urged to strengthen their preparedness plans for managing risks relating to communicable disease outbreaks by implementing effective collaboration and coordination strategies with all stakeholders. In the letter, ICAO’s expressed its strong support to WHO’s call for international solidarity.

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