As countries all around the world enter the most restrictive peacetime measures they may have experienced, people everywhere will experience a range of moods and emotions that will impact on their lives. The overall message for now is: ‘Be Fast, No Blame, No Regrets’.
Narrative Six is a call for Solidarity responses to COVID-19 outbreaks.
We must unleash local capacity, activate networks, coordinate efforts and use WHO guidance.
Narrative Five highlights the urgent need for rapid coordinated effort with multiple actions simultaneously and continuous learning.
Narrative Four focuses on the power of people-centred systems leadership to end the COVID-19 pandemic including the need for resolute action by all and systems leadership.
Narrative Three discusses the important role of business and the contribution that business leaders can make. All sectors – businesses, civil society and government – have vital roles to play in keeping life going despite the virus.
Narrative Two details readiness planning and the key components of integrated management: engagement of people, organization of public health services, planning provision of clinical care, and preventing societal disruption.
Narrative One provides insights into China’s effort, the importance of readiness, key public health functions and the urgency for systems leadership to be established so a massive synchronized multi-actor effort can be mobilised.