Pakistan deploys web based COVID-19 Stockpiling Calculator: Forecasting is an important factor in determining needs especially for health emergencies like COVID-19. Many parameters have to be taken into consideration for accuracy of scientific forecasting. In collaboration with the Federal and Provincial Governments and following international standards, we have developed an online Forecasting tool for COVID-19. Web based tool can be easily accessible on the following link: COVID-19 Calculator
Tools is user friendly and easy to use for both local and global settings. User is needed to input number of HCWs / Patients, Number of Quarantine / Isolation facilities and flexible buffer stock percentage for each COVID-19 item to auto forecast the required quantities for 3 months. User can then print or download by clicking the “Print” or “Download” buttons, respectively. Standards and calculation formulation are globally referenced!!!!