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The TaiwanICDF is cooperating with the Swiss-based INGO Terre des hommes (Tdh) to conduct the webinar: Contact Tracing Technology Applications in Tackling COVID-19

Date: 19 May 2020
Time: 19:00 Taipei | 13:00 Geneva

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments play a leading role in pandemic prevention and control as well as relevant measures announcements, and ICT applications add great value to the execution. Various ICT enterprises, social enterprises, and INGO/NGOs have cooperated with governments in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic by providing disease prevention information, monitoring locations of people who are required to self-isolate or self-quarantine, and staying connected and communicating with patients through mobile phones. Among the actions taken, the application of contact tracing technology is essential for the prevention and control of the pandemic.

The TaiwanICDF is cooperating with the Swiss-based INGO Terre des hommes (Tdh) to conduct the webinar: "Contact Tracing Technology Applications in Tackling COVID-19" during the WHA meeting. The webinar aims to explore examples of contact tracing technology applications in different countries by Dimagi and other organizations. Additionally, Taiwan’s successful experience with using ICT in COVID-19 prevention and control will be introduced, and privacy issues of contact tracing technology will also be discussed.

How to join the webinar?
This webinar will be open to the public without registration. Please click here to join the webinar.

1. This webinar will use Microsoft Teams
For computers and laptops: Please click the above “here” link at the scheduled time to join. After clicking the event link, attendees can choose 1) “Watch on the web” and “join as anonymous” or 2) If you already have a Teams account, you can launch the app and login as a guest on either the app or browser (You can click this link to learn more about attending a live event in Teams). If you wish to join this webinar as a guest, please make sure your device is able to download the Teams application.
For mobile devices (such as smartphones and tablets): Please follow the instructions to download the Microsoft Teams Application if you plan to use a smartphone or tablet. You can also click this live webinar to watch directly from our Facebook. However, you won’t be able to submit questions to the speakers if you are watching from Facebook.

2. Q&A section: Please be aware that only computer and laptop versions support the [Q&A] function. You will not be able to submit questions on mobile devices such as smartphones or tablets.

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