PHUKET: Phuket has been selected as one of five provinces to pilot a project to develop a real-time database so that policy decisions regarding COVID prevention measures can be made quickly, concisely and appropriately to the current situation.
“On behalf of Phuket, I would like to thank the National Research Office for choosing Phuket as one of the five pilot system development provinces to study the COVID-19 epidemic,” said the vice governor of Phuket. , Piyapong Choowong, at an event held to announce the project yesterday (December 14).
In addition, for funding the Geoinformatics and Space Technologies Development Agency to develop the COVID-19 iMap platform and dashboard to develop cross-agency linkages and better manage data “, did he declare.
“During the COVID-19 pandemic, tourism in Phuket was hit the hardest, so dealing with COVID-19 was extremely difficult for Phuket,” Vice Governor Piyapong said.
“The formulation of measures and the execution of measures must be considered on the basis of a database of precise facts. Therefore, it is important to prepare to link information from relevant agencies in a timely manner, ”he added.
Kandasri Limpakom, Deputy Director of Geoinformatics and Space Technologies Development Agency, explained
“The iMap COVID-19 platform was created to be a tool for security Emergency operations center and Provincial Center for Disease Control by connecting a large amount of geo-informatics data and expanding the platform to make it a data center
“The platform aims to assist in the monitoring and analysis of data related to COVID-19 issues and to support decision-making in the management of public health resources and to recover from COVID-19 situations in having information for decision-making to deal with the situation immediately, ”Ms. Kandasri said.