The latest news on HDC partners collaborating in countries and on global health data tools and standards.
As climate change raises the risk of vector-borne diseases such as Zika virus and dengue fever, Grenada’s Ministry of Health and Social Security has been collaborating with HDC partners GIZ and the University of Oslo to build the Caribbean island country’s capacity to plan for and respond to these climate-related health threats.
Kenya’s Ministry of Health is developing a Kenya Health Observatory (KHO) to improve the availability and use of health information. The observatory is planned to be an open-access one-stop-shop for data and statistics, including research data, and will facilitate active tracking of the state and determinants of health in the country.
Highlights, lessons learned and future perspectives one year since the launch of the Health Data Collaborative.
To help meet the Sustainable Development Goals, the first-ever 21st century, state-of-the-art, comprehensive CRVS eLearning course was launched on May 23, 2017. The development of the eLearning course was coordinated by the World Bank Group, with contributions from several HDC partners.