Social media has become a platform for the public to openly advocate and express their opinions on various issues including health.
The World Bank’s Digital Economy for Latin America (DE4LAC) initiative leveraged data from Ookla for Good™ to analyze El Salvador’s telecommunication network to understand to what extent the national healthcare system could leverage the existing digital infrastructure and develop e-health applications.
Understanding Societal Responses to Policies Undertaken During Emergencies: Lessons from COVID-19’s Second Wave in MaharashtraCase Study Outlogic SpaceKnow Health Disaster Risk Management Urban Development COVID-19
Maharashtra, one of the wealthiest states in India, was among the worst hit by COVID-19, registering nearly 140,000 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
Challenge Although there is a widespread awareness of the pandemic, there is a lack of understanding from citizens’ perspective, especially behaviors it triggers, sentiments towards government as well as rising concerns.