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How does a border control officer know if a traveler meets entry rules? [GCCN]

April 19, 2022 By Lucy Yang

This blog post is the second of a two-piece series on COVID certificate verifications by the Global COVID Certificate Network (GCCN), an LFPH initiative that facilitates the safe and free movement of…

How does a border control officer know if a COVID certificate is valid? [GCCN]

April 19, 2022 By Lucy Yang

This blog post is the first of a two-piece series on COVID certificate verifications by the Global COVID Certificate Network (GCCN), an LFPH initiative that facilitates the safe and free movement of…

Member Profile Series: Looking Back on Cardea’s Successful Second Interop-a-thon [Indicio]

March 31, 2022 By Trevor Butterworth

This is the fourth post in our member profile series, featuring Indicio, the creators of the Cardea project at LFPH. Read our previous posts featuring MTX, Ratio and Tencent. This guest post…

Member Profile Series: A Perfect Storm—The Opioid Crisis During the COVID-19 Pandemic [MTX]

February 28, 2022 By MTX Epidemiologist, Dora Il’yasova, PhD

This is the third post in our member profile series, featuring MTX. Read the first and second posts featuring Ratio and Tencent. This guest post is written by MTX Epidemiologist Dora Il’yasova,…

Member Profile Series: Tencent develops “innersource” muscles with LFPH

January 31, 2022 By Jenny Wanger

This is the second post in our member profile series. Read the first post featuring Ratio. Tencent, a world-leading internet and technology company, is the power behind WeChat, China’s most-used communication and…

Updating exposure notification risk score recommendations

December 15, 2021 By Jenny Wanger

It is with great pleasure that the Risk Scoring Symposium Invitational is formally publishing its v2.0 recommendations. The group, comprised of technologists, epidemiologists, data scientists, and public health workers, convened multiple times…

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…