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Lessons from the travel industry on health credentials

December 14, 2021 By Lucy Yang

As more and more governments adopt major COVID certificate standards (see the blog post series we released on this topic) to reopen borders, the travel industry is working hard to catch their…

Herald Proximity Project Wins OpenUK Award for Software

November 16, 2021

We’re delighted to announce that The Herald Proximity project, originally a VMware open source project and now part of Linux Foundation Public Health (LFPH), has been awarded a 2021 OpenUK Award in…

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…