World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives. Unlocking the value of Digital Health Solutions and Health Data: The central importance of value, equity and trust
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World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives. Unlocking the value of Digital Health Solutions and Health Data: The central importance of value, equity and trust

The COVID-19 pandemic, and now the war in Ukraine, has created havoc disrupting billions of lives and livelihoods, hitting low- and middle- income countries the hardest. How can digital solutions and data contribute to helping countries recover and achieve green, resilient and inclusive growth? The World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives highlights the tremendous potential of the changing data landscape to improve the lives of less advantaged people, while also acknowledging its potential to open back doors that can harm individuals, businesses, and societies. To address this tension between the helpful and harmful potential of data, this Report calls for a new social contract that enables the use and reuse of data to create economic and social value, ensures equitable access to that value, and fosters trust that data will not be misused in harmful ways. Using these three principles, the report offers an aspirational vision of an Integrated National Data System (INDS) supp

Target Audience

· Client government agencies working on universal health coverage, primary health care, health interventions, digital health and health data governance, who are interested in improving digital health solutions and data governance systems. · Other stakeholders from academia, private sector (incl. sustainable development consultants), and development partners working on health data governance, health data sharing, and digital and data solutions for health interventions. · Staff working on universal health coverage, primary health care, health interventions, digital health and health data governance aspects across the World Bank Group, who are interested in understanding practical lessons from country experiences and other technical experts.

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DR. YOGENDRA NATH

- Nov 24, 2022
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