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Other Types of Data

Watch as Svea Closser reviews the various types of surveillance data the polio eradication project collects (Step 3.9).

Svea Closser, MPH, PhD
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA

In the video, the lecturer points out that the polio program uses data from a huge variety of sources, far greater than just those discussed in the video.

Why is this huge variety of sources of data a strength? Might there be any downsides to so much data?

Please take a moment to share your thoughts in the discussion.

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Collecting and Using Data for Disease Control and Global Health Decision-Making

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