The Good Health Pass Collaborative’s first white paper, entitled, “Good Health Pass: A Safe Path to Global Reopening” outlines a set of principles and guidelines for policymakers and government agencies, solution providers, and the health sector. This is a critical first step towards establishing open standards for “Good Health Passes” that are interoperable and can be globally trusted in-person or online and with a physical or digital credential that will work in airports, airlines, ports-of-call, and borders worldwide, while maintaining the strictest possible assurance for patient privacy.
The Whitepaper outlines the roles and responsibilities of the four constituents within the digital trust ecosystem.
The Good Health Pass initiative aims to become the first internationally accepted form of digital identity verification since e-passports were introduced in 2006. It took 50 years for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to develop internationally accepted standards for e-passports. This collaboration addresses the urgency of reopening travel in the COVID era by facilitating collaboration within the digital trust ecosystem and building off of the outstanding work already underway by organizations such as WHO Smart Vaccination Certificate Working Group, the Vaccination Credential Initiative (VCI), and COVID Credential Initiative (CCI).