- Notification under the International Health Regulations: On 27 January 2020 the Minister of Health added the ‘Novel Coronavirus 2019-nCoV infection’ to the list of diseases of international importance that require immediate notification under the WHO’s International Health Regulations (2005).
WHO standards and guidelines:
At the WHO Executive Board session Israel stated: ‘The WHO’s publishing of hundreds of COVID-19 related guidance materials have been invaluable to Israel and our partners in managing our pandemic response, and the transparent, evidenced-based information has been especially important’.
- CAPSCA: Israel is a member of CAPSCA (a voluntary cross-sectorial, multi-organizational collaboration programme managed by ICAO in partnership with the WHO, to combine efforts to improve preparedness planning and response to public health events that affect the aviation sector).
 WHO, ‘Statement by Israel, COVID-19 Response and WHO’s Work in Health Emergencies (Item 14.1 and 14.2), WHO Executive Board 148th Session’ 18-26 November 2020 https://mfa.gov.il/MFA/InternatlOrgs/Documents/EB148-Item14-COVID19%20Response_Israel.pdf.