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.
A culinary initiative in Lower Austria informs about regional food suppliers to support local businesses.
The German Interdisciplinary Association of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine publishes a daily report about the situation in German hospitals.
To reduce the rate of infection and help people avoid infection, Bluetooth can be used to detect users when get close enough to infect each other.
To make it possible for families to reunite at least virtually, the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde are supplying their wards with 100 iPads, complete with FaceTime, Skype and Zoom.
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.
#GdańskPomaga connects those who need support with those people who offer their support through an easy online form. This initiative is a joint effort by the city of Gdansk and its partners.
A platform helps to allocate free university resources to laboratories for corona testing.
The Irish Food Board set up a special grant to support the marketing and sales initiatives of the Irish food and horticulture industry.
To identify practical next steps for local contexts, the OECD will facilitate an international conference on the potential implications of the coronavirus crisis.