Dominican Republic: COVID-19

Description

In times of pandemics, the government’s role is critical- from sharing latest and accurate information with public to developing strategies to minimize impacts and recover. As Non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPI) are central for the management of COVID-19, it is especially important to continue close monitoring, enhance communication strategies, intensify active surveillance systems, and prepare for resilience of health systems (WHO 2020), all of which are areas were digital interventions are useful. Digital tools are promising surveillance, communication, and countermeasure tools to COVID-19 that have been widely applied globally. Scroll down to see what Dominican Republic is doing to fight COVID-19 using digital tools.

Digital Response

Governance
  • In development
Interaction with the population

Official website: Coronavirus COVID-19

  • Through this digital platform, efforts are made to empower citizens with updated data and information regarding the coronavirus, so that they remain properly oriented and, among all, break the chain of contagion. The platform features:
    • Map COVID-19
    • Government actions
    • News and videos
    • Infographics
    • Webinars and more

Presidencia RD for Google/ and for IoS

  • This free application allows the user to instantly receive news and notifications of the Presidency of the Dominican Republic on COVID-19

 

Case Management
  • In development
Epidemiology & Public Health Surveillance
  • In development
Management of human resources, supply and laboratories
  • In development
BI and analytics
  • In development
Systems for recovery
  • In development

Multimedia

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Additional Information

Country:
Dominican Republic
Keywords:
Dominican Republic, Public health emergency, COVID-19, Emergency response
Solution Type:
Emergency response system
Last Update: 06/03/2020

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