How might we create a hack that could help New Zealand Keep It Out, Stamp It Out, Manage It, or Recover From a pandemic?
The New Zealand Influenza Pandemic Action Plan (2nd edn) is the framework for New Zealand's COVID response. The Plan outlines six phases: Plan For It, Keep It Out, Stamp It Out, Manage It, Manage It: Post-Peak, and Recover From It. So far, Stamp It Out has worked.
If or when we have to do it again, what can you create via GovHack that can help us (NZ) either Keep It Out, Stamp It Out, Manage It, or Recover From It?
Ideas to get you started include hacks that could support vulnerable people or the isolated. Contract tracing, pandemic information and updates. Think about out there ideas like where to get PPE that matches your eye colour! The hack may not even be health related - so feel free to use any positive or negative experiences from Stages 3 and 4 to shape your hacking.
Entry: Challenge entry is available to all teams in Aotearoa - New Zealand.