In the case of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Western Africa which claimed over 11,000 lives, the virus propagated faster than reliable data. Local journalists faced an unprecedented epidemic and a shortage of credible information.
Smoking prevalence, attitudes about tobacco and secondhand smoke, and point-of-sale advertising in rural Guatemala : appendix APublished dateFriday, January 2, 2009 - 05:00
Review report : health and dietary diversity in Yemen; traditional Yemeni rural diets and local food systems: enhancing contributions to health and environment
The project successfully met its objectives: diverse important knowledge has been produced, policy has been informed with the research results, capacity has been built and the project has provided important networking opportunities with the outsidPublished dateWednesday, January 2, 2008 - 05:00
This presentation defines open data, and shares examples of potential social and economic benefits. It discusses risks and challenges when implementing open data initiatives.Published dateThursday, April 2, 2015 - 04:00
Workshop report of baseline results dissemination to community members, Kati Kati Africa, Kampala, Uganda, 5th December 2009
The workshop shared survey results with local council leaders and key community members, engaging policy stakeholders in a discussion of community-based health and gender sensitive interventions to reduce morbidity and mortality, with specific empPublished dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Open data can help governments, businesses, and organizations share huge amounts of information with the public that can be used and re-used for a variety of social and economic purposes.