In the first quarter of 2020, COVID-19 has spread throughout the world at an alarming rate, catching world leaders off-guard and enacting a phenomenal cost in terms of human lives and livelihoods.
With social distancing, we may have halted this enemy, but we have to create an effective vaccine, at an affordable price, and then we will beat it. At the Bradford Royal Infirmary where doctors are searching for a treatment for COVID-19 as part of a nationwide research project, Dr John Wright has stated: “We are running for our lives…”.
Global MapAid is an innovative “tech for good” organisation, with British, American and African roots whose goal is to make maps to give pinpoint guidance to enable the delivery of aid, exactly where it is needed. We do this by showing who is delivering and who is receiving help and where they are. We have worked in Africa, and now we are working here, in Britain.