Learning from Korea’s Digital Response to COVID-19: Details on Public Health Measures through Open Data and the Contact Tracing System (English)


South Korea is one of the countries that successfully leveraged digital technologies in its efforts to contain the first wave of COVID-19. This Journey takes a deep-dive into the country’s nationwide responses to COVID-19 focusing on public health measures, open data, and the contact tracing system (CTS) which comprehensively worked together to allow the country to take swift action. Experts talk about public health responses (governance, the emergency operation center, online/mobile services for disseminating pandemic-related information, etc.) and the contact tracing system in detail.
This workshop was co-hosted in collaboration with the International Academy of CIO, UNDP, and the University of Central Asia. This session is part of the capacity-building workshop series under the World Bank’s Digital Resilience Program financed by the Korea-World Bank Partnership Facility (KWPF).

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Course Details

  • Language: English
  • Mode: Journey