PLANNING AND TRAINING OF GOVERNMENT AND HEALTHCARE DELIVERY PREVENTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF COVID-19 IN THE MEGAPOLIS
Due to the high population density in urban areas, the risk of the spread of infectious diseases is often higher, especially in crowded areas. Moscow is one of the world's megalopolises, and in Russia it is actually the main trade, transport and transshipment point between the countries of the West and the East. Local governments are directly responsible for the leadership and development of policies, which often include some public health services, and play an important role throughout the emergency lifecycle, from preparedness to COVID-19 response and recovery. The first case of COVID-19 in Moscow was detected on March 2, 2020. Thanks to the quarantine measures taken, measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, we managed to significantly reduce the incidence and reverse the development of the epidemic. But this can be called a small victory in one battle - the war is not over yet. While we register many new cases every day, in some regions there is even an increase in the incidence, which means that the risk of the spread of infection remains. As our experience and statistics show, Moscow quarantine is one of the most effective in the world among cities with a similar population density and structure. This required the rapid creation of new governance mechanisms and partnerships to overcome this crisis.
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