Special Topic: USAID Map and Match Activity
Merrick Schaefer, Development Informatics Team Lead for USAID’s Innovation Lab, presented on USAID’s Map and Match activity. The goal of this activity is to map global good adaptations and implementations for COVID-19 and to match the solutions to country needs. The activity makes use of the Digital Health Atlas (DHA) as a mechanism for tracking the digital tools. The activity will produce country briefs to increase visibility of in situ digital health tools that can support COVID-19 response. This information can be used in advocating for adapting and scaling tools where gaps exist and coordinating efforts to meet country needs.