Investing in Data Saves Lives

Written by Mark Lowcock, Rah Shah 31 May 2021

“The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for more and better data, and the value of models in informing humanitarian response strategies. The world must now invest in data infrastructure and human capacity in order to get ahead of crises, predict future needs, and trigger responses earlier” (Lowcock and Shaw, 2021).

Publisher: Project Syndicate

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Categories: Media and technology, Tools of Democracy