ICT policy and regulation Archives — LIRNEasia


App-based contact tracing solutions have become popular during COVID-19. However, most such apps have seen mixed results with limited citizen uptake and numerous privacy and ethical concerns. Wearable contact tracing devices, which promise several improvements over app-based solutions, have met with considerable interest in recent times. This document explores the key considerations in developing and deploying wearable contact tracing devices and provides recommendations to decision makers.
LIRNEasia along with its research partners conducted a needs assessment and gap analysis of local capacity for ICT policy and regulatory, research, training, expert assistance and advocacy in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific Islands.