Performance of Local Governments in Containing Covid 19

Decentralisation was proposed as an alternative to overcome the limitations of centralised planning across the world and the role of local self-governing institutions have different histories across the globe. Despite increasing public health expenditures over decades, the pandemic has once again demonstrated the limitations of healthcare and public health preparedness. In this session, we would like to document case studies across the world regarding the effectiveness of the interventions employed by local self-governing institutions in controlling pandemics.Such a documentation and analysis are required as studies on health governance often miss to highlight distinct local experiences, orientations, and dynamics in implementing the same national policy initiative.