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Welcome to Challenges and Strategies in Data Use

Watch as Eme Owoaje welcomes learners to the lecture on challenges of using data for polio eradication and strategies for effective use (Step 3.13)
EME OWOAJE: Hello, everyone. My name is Eme Owoaje. I’m a public health physician and professor of public health at the Department of Community Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Welcome to the lecture on Challenges and Strategies in Data Use. In this lecture, we will be exploring the elements of data quality and the importance of incentives and technology in improving data quality. We will also discuss the interplay between politics and data for decision making.

Eme Owoaje, MBBS, MPhil, FWACP
College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

In this section, Eme Owoaje explores elements of data quality, as well as the interplay between technology and politics with decision making. Eme draws on years of experience in health epidemiology in Nigeria.

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