ICT Ministry Invites Digital Solutions to Support the Fight Against Coronavirus

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<center>Hon. Vincent Waiswa Bagiire; the Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Information Communication Technology and National Gudiance. Photo by, OLUPOT NATHAN ERNEST | PC Tech Magazine</center>

Ministry of ICT and National Guidance through the National ICT Initiatives Support Programme (NIISP) is inviting proposal submission for digital solutions to support the fight against the global pandemic; coronavirus under the following thematic areas; the Health Systems and the Public Service Delivery.

Where the digital solutions to be submitted should focus on;

Health Systems:

  1. Disease testing, treatment and management.
  2. Public Health surveillance and contact tracing.
  3. Relief and aid receipt and distribution solutions.

Public Service Delivery:

  1. Digital Education platforms and solutions.
  2. Security and Monitoring systems / Guideline enforcement solutions.
  3. Collaborative tools for online engagement and meetings.
  4. Other Public service delivery systems in Finance, Trade, Transport, etc.

Interested applicants can submit their proposal online to https://innovation.ict.go.ug before Thursday 30th, April 2020 at Midnight. All Ugandans are eligible to participate, women and youth are highly encouraged to apply.