The impact of COVID-19 on digital communication patterns - 24/05/2022
Nature
Technical Community and Civil Society | International
The COVID-19 global pandemic disrupted the way organizations function, just as it disrupted life more generally. As the number of infections increased, governments across the globe closed their borders and shut down physical work sites to reduce the spread of infection caused by the virus. By April 7, 2020, 95 percent of Americans were required to shelter-in-place within their homes, similar to th (...)

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Information Sessions on Connect2Recover : Research Competition Papers focusing on Africa on digital resiliency and digital inclusion to build back better with broadband for pandemic recovery - 05/05/2022
ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau
International and Regional Organizations | International
ITU organized three virtual Information Sessions on Connect2Recover Research Competition Papers focusing on Africa. The aims of the global Connect2Recover Research Competition are to strengthen research focus, to build a global research community, and to promote knowledge sharing on digital resiliency and digital inclusion to build back better with broadband for pandemic recovery. As a result of t (...)

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Digital Innovation in Pandemic Control (DIPC) - 11/04/2022
German Development Cooperation
Technical Community and Civil Society | Europe | Germany
The COVID-19 pandemic can only be brought under control through a joint global commitment. Vaccines are central to this, as they reduce the severity of the course and the further spread of the virus. In developing and emerging countries in particular, quite few people have yet been vaccinated against the coronavirus. With the delivery of vaccines, medicines and tests at national ports and airports (...)

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Digital systems support equitable healthcare - 17/03/2022
ITU-T
International and Regional Organizations | International
The COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying restrictions on daily life have made the need even more apparent for viable, scalable, and flexible alternatives to supplement traditional health treatments. For the elderly, for the poor, or for people in rural communities, access to healthcare services has always presented challenges. Digital health systems promise to transform this, making medical diag (...)

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The Policy brief - The affordability of ICT services - 17/03/2022
ITU
International and Regional Organizations | International
The Policy brief, jointly launched by ITU and the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), finds that prices for fixed and mobile broadband have risen globally amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This is stalling progress on countries' progress towards achieving the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development's target for 2025, according to which entry-level broadband services should be made affordab (...)

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COVID-19: Council agrees to extend the Regulation establishing the EU Digital COVID Certificate - 14/03/2022
European Council of the European Union
International and Regional Organizations | International
The Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) formally endorsed the Council’s negotiating mandate with the European Parliament to extend the Regulation establishing the EU Digital COVID Certificate. The Digital COVID Certificate has played an important role in facilitating the free movement of people during the pandemic. And the principle of gradually lifting travel restrictions if the epidemi (...)

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