Governments and policy-makers scramble to react and respond to COVID-19 and are urgently in search for immediate innovative solutions and alternatives to close the gap in delivery of healthcare services and healthcare infrastructure, i.a.:
- tracking and understanding the spread of the virus;
- ensuring patients get the care they need, and frontline workers get essential supplies and information;
- accelerating efforts to develop vaccines, tests and treatments.
It creates new opportunities for the private sector, civil society groups, community groups, the media, and academia to work alongside and share their expertise and resources.
PPPs could be indispensable in organizing mass vaccination, general response to COVID-19.
Please find below a list of PPPs and examples of collaborations between public and private sector to combat COVID-19 pandemic and its negative impact. Also available as presentation.