Thursday, March 12, 2020

Aubry, McMillan named co-chairs of COVID-19 national coordination committee

Dr. Pearl McMillan

By Royston Jones Jr.

PM says don’t panic as virus classified a pandemic.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Chief Medical Officer Dr. Pearl McMillan and Organization for Responsible Governance Executive Director Matt Aubry have been named co-chairs of the National Coordination Committee on COVID-19.

The committee is comprised of a cross section of civil society stakeholders and government representatives.

A statement from the Office of the Prime Minister read: “In addition to serving as a coordination and steering committee, the NCCC will also engage with the COVID-19 multi-governmental agency task force to implement decision of The Bahamas government, recommend policies to the Cabinet and provide sector and society impacted analysis and feedback to Cabinet, as applicable.”  Read more >>