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Exercise: National Level Data Sharing

In this article, you are invited to apply the concepts of the section of Challenges and Strategies in Data Use to your own context (Step 3.20).
Seven men sit in a semi-circle around a table covered in papers, tea cups, and a computer. All appear to be looking at a projected image and discussing the content.
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In the previous lecture, you are asked to complete the following exercise:

Think about a health program you are familiar with (perhaps polio eradication in your country). For that program, outline the following:

  1. Different actors
  2. Data needs
  3. Access to needs
  4. Control of data
  5. Outline how roles and responsibilities could be defined to promote collaboration rather than competition

Please take some time to share your thoughts in Padlet.

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