Digital Opportunities in the COVID-19 Crisis: The Case of the Republic of Korea


Digital Opportunities in the COVID-19 Crisis: The Case of the Republic of Korea

22 April 2020

Find out more about the Republic of Korea's use of cutting-edge technology, including national big data platform, to manage the COVID-19 outbreak. The webinar was part of a series on digital technology interventions from selected East and Southeast Asian countries.

Jointly organized by ADB's Digital Technology Unit, Health Sector Group, and Urban Sector Group, the webinar series aims to reflect on lessons learned and explore available interventions and solutions that ADB member developing countries can leverage to help improve their health outcomes. 

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
22 Apr 2020 Presentation Using ICT to Control COVID-19 in the Republic of Korea
The world has been suffering from the tragedy of the century, COVID-19, and fighting to overcome the disaster for five months already. The Republic...
Tai Myoung Chung
22 Apr 2020 Presentation COVID-19: Smart Management System (SMS) in the Republic of Korea
This presentation shares how the Republic of Korea leveraged a big data platform developed under the National Smart City Program in managing...
Sanghoon Lee
22 Apr 2020 Presentation The Role of Digital Technologies in the Fight against COVID-19: Korea Telecom's Response
As the number of confirmed cases COVID-19 increased in the Republic of Korea, the need to digitize epidemic investigation activities mandated...
Jihye Hyun


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