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Introduction to Challenges and Strategies in Data Use

In this section, Eme Owoaje outlines key themes to consider in decision making. (Step 3.14)

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

What do you think? Choose one of the lecture topics and share your thoughts on what you already think you might know about the topic:

  1. The importance of incentives: How can the incentives given to data collectors change the quality of data?

  2. The promise and limits of technology: How and when can technology improve data?

  3. The importance of politics: How might politics impact data?

Please share your thoughts in the discussion.

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