Politicians, policy makers and public servants have never faced a situation like this. They immediately need policies that really work. Best practices can serve as an inspiration, a starting point and a proof of concept.
To overcome the shortage of protective equipment in the elderly care unit in the City of Malmö, government employees used 3D printers to find a solution.
Two non-profits in Israel have set up a website to empower a country’s tech community with opportunities for collaborations and new ventures,
People who source the latest contacts of newly quarantined patients help to fight the outbreak of Covid-19.
A chatbot on government websites helps to prevent the spread of misinformation and keeps emergency phone lines free.
To support the education sector, non-governmental organisations and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Slovak Republic launched an online platform with up-to-date information and guidelines for schools, teachers, parents, and students.
The municipality of Viterbo collects donations to empower companies to reconvert their production lines to the production of face masks.
The government response tracker is designed to help researchers, policymakers and citizens understand whether increasingly strict measures affect the rate of infection, and identify what causes governments to implement stricter or less strict measures.
The German Interdisciplinary Association of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine publishes a daily report about the situation in German hospitals.