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Collaboration for gathering and visualising COVID-19 open data in Slovenia

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Innovative response

This crowdsourcing project collects, analyses and publishes data on COVID-19 in Slovenia. The initiative has been collecting data from various publicly available sources and have a direct connection with health institutions and the NIJZ. The institutions sends structured data, which are then validate and made available in formats suitable for visualisation and presentation to the public, as well as for further work on model development and forecasting.

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

Collecting transparent up-to-date published data from public authorities, which are critical to the effective response of public health systems. Only the published data are the basis for understanding what is happening, active self-protective behavior of people and accepting the urgency of actions.

Organisations/institutions involved

The project is created through mass voluntary co-operation - crowdsourcing - with data collected from various publicly available sources, including health care institutions and the NIJZ.

Level(s) of government:
  • National/Federal government
  • Non-Profit/Civil Society

Issues being addressed:

  • Information and practice sharing (with public and/or internal)
  • Real-time data collection, sharing, and analysis
  • Crowdsourcing solutions

Date Submitted:

3 June 2020