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LFPH’s Path Forward

October 19, 2021 By Jim St. Clair

I’m honored to have the chance to introduce myself as the new Executive Director of Linux Foundation Public Health. There is much to do. My passion for public health originated in my…

ICAO VDS – Understanding the Global COVID Certificate Landscape

October 15, 2021 By Lucy Yang

The ICAO VDS is a specification created, owned and governed by ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization), the UN funded organization that develops standards for air transport and governs the e-passport system participated…

SMART Health Cards – Understanding the Global COVID Certificate Landscape

October 14, 2021 By Lucy Yang

For an introduction to our Global COVID Certificate Series and links to the other options covered in this series, please see this post. SMART Health Cards (SHC) originates from the SMART Health IT…

DIVOC – Understanding the Global COVID Certificate Landscape

October 13, 2021 By Lucy Yang

For an introduction to our Global COVID Certificate Series and links to the other options covered in this series, please see this post. The Digital Infrastructure for Vaccination Open Credentialing (DIVOC) is an…

EU Digital COVID Certificate – Understanding the Global COVID Certificate Landscape

October 12, 2021 By Lucy Yang

For an introduction to our Global COVID Certificate Series, please see this introductory post. The EU Digital COVID Certificate (EU DCC), originally called the Digital Green Certificate, was created by the European…

Understanding the Global COVID Certificate Landscape

October 12, 2021 By Lucy Yang

It has been over a year since the hard-hit travel industry started using COVID certificate systems to resume limited business activity. More industries are voluntarily or involuntarily joining along as the global…

Welcoming Jim St. Clair, Executive Director

October 8, 2021 By Brian Behlendorf

It is with great pleasure that I am happy to announce that Jim St. Clair will be joining LFPH as our new Executive Director. While I have been honored to head the…

Member Profile Series: Ratio PBC gains new perspectives through LFPH community 

September 28, 2021 By Carly Driggers

Announcing Our Member Profile Series Open source has become the de facto way to build common infrastructure across industries. It started in enterprise tech but today has made its way across energy,…

Keys to Deploying Rapid Response Software in a Crisis: Lessons Learned Building Software for COVID-19 Contact Tracing Programs

September 21, 2021

By Eric Guroff (Ratio PBC) and Swati Shah Patel (Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Strategies) Context Setting As the COVID-19 pandemic spread to the United States in Spring 2020,…