Coronavirus: Best Practices (briefing)

Putting together initiatives by governments and private entities around the world in response to the pandemic.


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Telemedicine to alleviate pressure on hospitals,

Facilitating telemedicine to prevent hospitals being overwhelmed by mild Corona-cases,


Platform hosting volunteers and initiatives related to the outbreak,

A list of projects, companies and volunteers willing to help out. One can offer help, join a specific project or ask for help on a new one.

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Offering relevant Covid19 datasets as an open challenge for ML insight,

Project led by the White House and Data Experts, sets out 10 tasks – each carrying a $1k reward. Over 4gb of data and 22,000 journal papers provided on an intuitive platform (kaggle).

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The UK created a 'fresh-ideas' portal - sorting ideas from the public,

The UK created a ‘fresh-ideas’ portal – sorting ideas from the public,

German Covid Hackathon to generate ideas and solutions ...

Germany is organising a hackathon to address the challenges. Expect fresh ideas and practical outcomes,

wirvsvirushackathon.org

Using Big Data and Social Media to enforce quarantines,

Where countries are imposing strict quarantine, Instagram stories and post can be analysed,

Limiting misinformation by providing pre-packaged links for whatsapp,

Limiting misinformation by providing pre-packaged links for whatsapp,

Offering digital entertainment services to quarantined areas,

Partnering with digital companies to provide internet, entertainment and news to citizens for free,

Areas under lockdown in Italy have been offered free mobile-internet, tv shows and news platforms. This was extended to the entirety of the country.

Partner with digital providers to provide home-working services,

Providing home-working services (conference calls, team platforms, etc) in collaboration with digital providers,

A comprehensive list of all the offers by tech companies including Microsoft.

Balancing Privacy and Healthcare,

A working committee setup to set guidelines and strategy on how to employ data for preventing the spread of data,

A comprehensive list of all the offers by tech companies including Microsoft.


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