Using ICT to Control COVID-19 in the Republic of Korea

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

Using ICT to Control COVID-19 in the Republic of Korea

22 April 2020
Author / Speaker: 
Tai Myoung Chung, Sungkyunkwan University
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Description: 

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 of Korea is one of the countries successfully managing it. Prof. Chung shares how the Republic of Korea used information and communication technologies to flatten the COVID-19 curve.

In this presentation, he explain how some applications and services have been developed and applied. In particular, the contribution of the national infrastructure and collaboration of public and private sectors will be emphasized with important role of the government as a leader.

Geographical Focus: 
Korea, Republic of
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

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