The Digital Response to COVID-19 gives you access to a large resource database including open source software, websites, and platforms that are useful for public administrations, businesses, and citizens dealing with the ongoing crisis. Available here
Fighting COVID-19 through digital innovation and transformation
"In the midst of the global pandemic, digital technologies have captured our imagination for their potential to support us in the fight against COVID-19. Before the current COVID- health, education, social and economic crisis, the most visible uses of emerging technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, have been their applications in...
How Digital Contact Tracing Slowed Covid-19 in East Asia
"East Asian countries have had striking success flattening the Covid-19 curve. The key is aggressive application of mobile contact-tracing technologies — either voluntary or mandatory — and a collectivist spirit that encourages a civic-minded embrace of and a more willing compliance with governments’ infection control efforts. These technologies work, but require...
COVID-19 highlights ‘life and death’ stakes for greater digital cooperation
"Managing the digital divide better, has become “a matter of life and death” for people unable to access essential healthcare information during the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN chief has told a virtual high-level meeting on rapid technological change." Read here
Applications of digital technology in COVID-19 pandemic planning and response
"With high transmissibility and no effective vaccine or therapy, COVID-19 is now a global pandemic. Government-coordinated efforts across the globe have focused on containment and mitigation, with varying degrees of success. Countries that have maintained low COVID-19 per-capita mortality rates appear to share strategies that include early surveillance, testing, contact...
Digital tools for COVID-19 contact tracing
Digital Transformation in the Age of COVID-19
BUILDING RESILIENCE AND BRIDGING DIVIDES DIGITAL ECONOMY OUTLOOK 2020 SUPPLEMENT OECDDownload
Live Learning Experience: Beyond the immediate response to the outbreak of COVID-19
Digital Technologies and the COVID- 19 pandemic Briefing & Learning Note 15.04, 2020 UN4Download
Africa’s digital solutions to tackle COVID-19