The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation announced the publication and distribution of a handbook detailing learnings and best practices from the First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, for treating Covid-19 patients. Written by doctors and nurses who were on the front line of the pandemic, the handbook is a comprehensive knowledge-sharing resource for other hospitals facing the coronavirus onslaught.
Alibaba Cloud, DAMO Academy and DingTalk have joined forces to launch a series of AI technologies and cloud-based solutions to support companies and organizations worldwide in the fight against Covid-19. These include a peer-communication platform that helps medical experts share knowledge, an epidemic-prediction tool and even a computational platform that can help accelerate drug and vaccine discovery. Read more about these solutions here.
In ongoing efforts to contain the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus and provide aid to afflicted communities across the globe, the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation committed to donating 100,000 medical masks, 20,000 test kits and 1,000 protective suits to each of the 54 nations on the African continent. Addressing the need to share resources and knowledge to combat the health crisis, Ma said: “As members of the global community, it would be irresponsible of us to sit on the fence, panic, ignore facts or fail to act. We need to take action now!” Read more here.
As cases of Covid-19 continue to rise across Europe, the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation have increased efforts to provide support and supplies to impacted countries. Following donations to Italy, Spain and Belgium, additional supplies were prepared for France and Slovenia this week. Click here for the latest coverage.
Shanghai Fashion Week is joining forces with Tmall to bring the show online in what would likely become the world's first fashion-week event to livestream its entire roster of runway shows. With the schedule and lineup officially unveiled this week, here's what you need to know about the fashion-forward event.