COVID – 19

COVID-19 Response:

NIALP project financed under Gulbenkian Digital Solutions Covid-19.

Gulbenkian Soluções Digitais – Covid 19.  A Digital solutions to promote public health. This initiative, launched by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and which counts on the support of EDP.  There were nearly 300 applications including universities, research centers, associations and technology-based companies and the Foundation has been selected 19 projects.  It feels honored to have been accepted as one of the informative platforms among the selected 19.  The Electronic platforms or apps to promote public health and mitigate the effects of the pandemic by the new coronavirus in Portugal. 

Facilitate the integration and provision of health care with information about the disease to the Asian community with support for English, Nepalese, Hindi, Bengali, and Pakistani, with audio, video and text messages. This is a digital platform dedicated to provide public health measures on new coronavirus (Covid-19). The main objective of the “COVID 19 PT” app is to promote public health and mitigate the effects of the pandemic by the new coronavirus. Users of this app will have access to practical knowledge and insights on preventive measures of COVID-19, symptoms, risk factors, and complications.  The app and its all contents, designs & trademarks are solely owned and controlled by NIALP -Intercultural Association Lisboa, Portugal.

The objective of this digital platform (COVID 19 PT) gives public knowledge network on coronavirus (Covid-19), and sharing of innovative solutions and the elaboration of specialized information, in English, Nepalese, Hindi, Bengali and Urdu languages, aimed focus on South Asian community in Portugal.  The total approved fund is 9.500 euros (Nine thousand and five hundred euros). The app will be freely accessible in the iPhone store and Android in English, Nepali, Hindi, Bengali and Urdu.  Furthermore, the users of this app (COVID 19 PT) will have access to fill a form indicate contact details (name, age, contact number, location, etc) along with other some common symptoms of COVID-19 (if he or she feels) and it will be voluntary.  The available data will accessible to the nearest health facilities for further action immediate.

Developed by:  NIALP

Financed by:       Gulbenkian Foundation and EDP

Partnership:       O Alto Comissariado para as Migrações (ACM)