Helping to fight COVID-19 across Asia together
As our region and the rest of the world responds to the outbreak, our thoughts are with the people affected and the medical professionals working around the clock to help those most in need. At Microsoft, we’re working to do our part by ensuring the safety of our employees. We’re striving to protect the health and well-being of the communities in which we operate. And we’re providing technology, solutions, tips, and resources to help people work and learn remotely while they stay safe and connected.
Top image: A digital diagnostic tool that uses artificial intelligence and cloud computing to accurately read vast numbers of chest X-rays – faster than a radiologist can – is helping doctors identify, triage and monitor COVID-19 patients. Read more about this technology from Lunit.
Read the latest stories from Asia below and find out out more about Microsoft’s global activities here.
As the pandemic drags on, perceptions of online civility worsen in the Asia-Pacific region. Read more.
#InThisTogether: How Microsoft employees in India rallied to save lives during the pandemic. Find out more.
A virtuoso goes virtual and makes music through the pandemic. Find out more.
From the Himalayas to hi-tech: Self-learning opens a path to a new career. Find out more.
Thousands of Displaced Filipinos Empowered with Digital IDs from AID:Tech and Save the Children, Enabling Faster Access to Critical Financial Aid. Find out more.
Over 150,000 people in the Philippines acquire digital skills during COVID-19. Find out more.
Department of Health Data Collect Dashboards Enables Real-Time Monitoring of COVID-19 Response Across the Philippines. Find out more.
Q&A: Peter Lee on the COVID-19 pandemic, societal resilience and crisis-response science. Find out more.
This Microsoft employee is compiling a comprehensive list of COVID-19 resources across India. Find out more.
Microsoft mobilizing resources to help Covid response in India. Find out more.
HoloLens and house calls: Telehealth technology delivers virtual consultations. Find out more
Schools in the pandemic: Seeking education equity for India’s marginalized kids. Find out more.
From Lab to Jab: How Technology is supporting pharma equipment manufacturers to remain best class Find out more.
Hospital to home: Automated oxygen solution looks to help patients breathe easier Find out more.
Close to 6 million people across Asia Pacific acquire digital skills during COVID-19. Find out more
New tools help companies pinpoint — and fix — the unexpected things that make remote work so draining. Find out more
Catching COVID-19: the digital mapmakers that helped drive New Zealand’s successful virus response Find out more.
Mixed reality helps New Zealand energy leader develop new ways of working during crisis. Find out more.
Re-imagining manufacturing: Putting digital technology at the center of a post-pandemic new normal. Read more.
Kitchens in the cloud: AI is restoring consumer trust in the food delivery business. Find out more.
Lion dancing goes virtual in the Year of the Ox. Find out more.
Cantopop and COVID-19: Creating a cyber spectacular in the virtual world. Find out more.
Empowering local innovation and growth towards a better future. Read more.
Inclusiveness seen as key to Taiwan’s success in containing COVID-19. Find out more.
Successful COVID-19 vaccine delivery requires strong tech partnerships. Read more.
Free online digital skills courses revive hope and careers for millions amid the pandemic. Find out more.
Indian startup reimagines the way the world hires tech talent. Read more.
Career progression in a hybrid working world. Find out more.
Photography in the pandemic: Keeping creativity flowing close to home. Find out more.
Technology and COVID-19: A new way to upskill people with disabilities. Find out more.
New life for old corporate computers so students can learn from home. Read more.
Quiet collective: The unseen experts behind Microsoft’s coronavirus response. Read more.
Zero trust in a COVID-19 remote world. Read more.
How tech intensity is empowering Indonesia for the new normal. Find out more.
New data from Microsoft shows how the pandemic is accelerating the digital transformation of cyber-security. Read more.
Looking beyond COVID-19: The importance of public-private partnerships. Read more.
Re-imagining retail: Microsoft customers embrace technology for post-COVID recovery and resilience. Read more.
Gearing up for rehabilitation during COVID-19. Find out more.
How vaccine alliance Gavi uses the power of radio to combat isolation during the pandemic. Learn more.
Microsoft forecasts a hybrid new normal of work in Asia-Pacific. Read more.
Vital therapy goes virtual amid COVID-19 lockdowns. Read the story.
Microsoft commits to helping 25 million people acquire new digital skills: video, news and more. needed for the COVID-19 economy. Find out more.
Schools after COVID-19: From a teaching culture to a learning culture. Read more.
Disrupting and defending against COVID-19 themed cybercrime. Learn more.
Enabling a digital future for Vietnam. Read more.
American International University Bangladesh enables virtual classrooms for 13,000 students with Microsoft. Learn more.
Advancing remote healthcare diagnostics in China. Read more.
Australian researchers create 3D model of Coronavirus-infected lung. Read more.
Salvation Army’s help never wavered, thanks to a quick pivot to remote tools. Read more.
11 security tips to help stay safe in the COVID-19 era. Find out more.
Healthy hotels in the age of COVID-19. Read more.
Leadership lessons in the time of COVID-19. Learn more.
Harnessing the power of threat intelligence to navigate cybersecurity amidst COVID-19. Find out more.