Digital Solutions for COVID-19 Control and Prevention—The Case of Hong Kong, China

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Digital Solutions for COVID-19 Control and Prevention—The Case of Hong Kong, China

04 May 2020
Learn about the digital technology solutions applied by Hong Kong, China in handling the spread of COVID-19.
 
In this webinar, the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China presented some digital technology solutions in handling the spread and prevention of COVID-19. Panelists also talked about information technology (IT) tools and innovations in monitoring COVID-19 cases, management of mass transit, and logistics of essential services. 
 
Jointly organized by ADB’s Digital Technology Unit and Health Sector Group, this webinar was part of a series on digital technology interventions from selected East and Southeast Asian countries. 
 
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)
04 May 2020 Presentation Tapping Innovation and Technology in the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 in Hong Kong, China
Check out how the Hong Kong, China used applied innovation and technology in its fight against COVID-19. This presentation explains how the&...
Tony Wong
04 May 2020 Presentation Experience Sharing in Implementation of Home Quarantine Support System (HQSS)
Learn how high-tech wristbands helped Hong Kong, China in improving its home quarantine system, enabling the Government to control the spread...
Simon K Y Wong
04 May 2020 Presentation StayHomeSafe (SHS): A Total Solution Applying Geo-Fencing Technology and AI Analytics to Quarantine Monitoring
Check out how geo-fencing technology and artificial intelligence can help monitor residents who are required to do home quarantine during the...
Arthur Chan
04 May 2020 Presentation Development of Face Shields by 3D Printing
In Hong Kong, China, 3D printing has helped the Government respond to the increased demand for personal protective equipments (PPEs) such as...
Hau-chung Man

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