The test kit is the first locally manufactured test kit for Covid-19. The approval signals the start of its roll-out to several hospitals in and out of Metro Manila starting on April 4.
Day: April 3, 2020
Aside from push-to-talk smartphones, telco giant PLDT is also providing free Smart Messaging Suite accounts to healthcare facilities, and free WiFi for healthcare workers and on-ground security personnel.
To help prioritize the convenience of health workers passing through checkpoints, a system utilizing QR codes for quick verification is set for rollout on Monday, April 6.
Singapore-headquartered Madison Technologies said it has launched CovCT, an independent contact tracing platform that aims to control the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
ThingsPH, a tech start-up founded by Bicolano developers, has deployed “Project Greengrass: Covid19 City Watch Initiative”, a free real-time street activity monitoring map powered by video analytics.
Using information provided by clients, the “Watson Assistant for Citizens” automates responses to frequently asked questions about Covid-19 that come in via phone call or text.
This is in response to DOJ’s issuance of general rules and procedures for the conduct of electronic and online inquest proceeding (e-inquest) in the National Capital Region (NCR) during the whole duration of the public health emergency.
Worldwide IT spending is now expected to decline 2.7% in constant currency terms this year as Covid-19 impacts the global economy and forces many organizations around the world to respond with contingency planning and spending cuts in the short term.