Gerak Malaysia

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Top Definition

Emergency
Situation that poses an immediate risk to health, life, property, or environment.
Essential Activities
Activities deemed important by the relevant authorities.
Essential Shopping
Activities deemed important by the relevant authorities. It could include groceries shopping or buying food. The shopper must be within 10KM radius of the residential address.
Interstate Travel
One-time travel between one state to another e.g. from Selangor to Kedah.
Medical Treatment
Means the management and care of a patient to combat disease or disorder. It includes Doctor’s appointment or treatment.

A

Android
A mobile operating system based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software, designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet.
App Gallery
HUAWEI official mobile application store. Browse and download the apps you love.
App Store
Digital distribution platform, developed and maintained by Apple Inc., for mobile apps on its iOS operating system. The store allows users to browse and download apps developed with Apple’s iOS software development kit.
Apple
An American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.

C

COVID-19
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.

E

Emergency
Situation that poses an immediate risk to health, life, property, or environment.
Essential Activities
Activities deemed important by the relevant authorities.
Essential Shopping
Activities deemed important by the relevant authorities. It could include groceries shopping or buying food. The shopper must be within 10KM radius of the residential address.

G

Gerak Malaysia
Gerak Malaysia is an application that uses mobility data for near real-time tracking and tracing of movement as well as a permit application system for travel during the Movement Control Order (MCO).

I

Interstate Travel
The traveling between one state to another e.g. from Selangor to Kedah.

L

Location Sharing
Allowing the GPS location of a mobile device to transmit that data to a service. GPS location is important for the verification of address and enable user to apply for permit and get approval for it.

M

Medical Treatment
Means the management and care of a patient to combat disease or disorder. It includes Doctor’s appointment or treatment.
Movement Control Order (MCO)
A cordon sanitaire implemented as a preventive measure by the Federal Government of Malaysia in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the country starting from 18th March 2020.
Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)
A regulatory body and its key role is the regulation of the communications and multimedia industry based on the powers provided for in the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission Act 1998,[1] the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998,[2] and the Strategic Trade Act 2010.
Ministry of Health (MOH)
A ministry of the Government of Malaysia that is responsible for health system: health behavior, cancer, public health, health management, medical research, health systems research, respiratory medicine, health promotion, healthcare tourism, medical device, blood collection, leprosy control, clinical research, health care, dental care, health institution, laboratory, pharmaceutical, patient safety.

N

National Security Council (NSC)
A federal agency under the Prime Minister’s Department. NSC is the agency responsible for managing and coordinating the implementation of policies related to the security of Malaysia.

O

One Time Password (OTP)
Also known as one-time pin or dynamic password, is a password that is valid for only one login session or transaction, on a computer system or other digital device. The OTP will be use as you register for the app. It is also to verify the phone number that you provide is correct.

P

Personal Data
Also known as personal information or personally identifiable information is any information relating to an identifiable person. Example of Personal Data includes Name, IC, Phone Number, Address etc.
Person Under Investigation (PUI)
Individual identified as high risk to contract COVID-19 due to history of travelling back from overseas or attended a mass gathering the last 14 days before the symptoms appear.
Person Under Surveillance (PUS)
Individual under surveillance due to travelling history the last 14 days.

Q

QR Code
Quick Response code is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional barcode). The QR Code will be provided each time an individual applies for a permit.

S

SMS
Short Message Service is a text messaging service component of most telephone, Internet, and mobile device systems. It uses standardized communication protocols to enable mobile devices to exchange short text messages.