IIHS COVID-19 Response Plan

Abstract

This document comprises the contingency plan created for IIHS for the implementation of measures to mitigate risks and ensure emergency response preparedness in light of COVID- 19. IIHS has followed guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the State Government while formulating its COVID-19 response plan across all IIHS offices at Bengaluru, Chennai,
Trichy, Delhi and Mumbai.

The document details the formation of a core team with key stakeholders, defined roles and deliverables. It captures the visualisation of scenario based contingency measures in the event of a wide range of eventualities and the various mitigation protocols. It also lists travel protocols and post-travel recommendations / mandates with specific quarantine norms and testing requirements.

The objective of the response plan is to prevent infection and ensure the safety of staff/consultants / Fellows at IIHS premises.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.24943/C19RP01.2021