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Meeting the Demand for Results and Accountability: A Call for Action on Health Data from Eight Global Health Agencies

  • Margaret Chan mail,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Michel Kazatchkine,

    Affiliation: Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Julian Lob-Levyt,

    Affiliation: Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI), Geneva, Switzerland

  • Thoraya Obaid,

    Affiliation: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), New York, New York, United States of America

  • Julian Schweizer,

    Affiliation: Human Development Network, World Bank, Washington, D.C., United States of America

  • Michel Sidibe,

    Affiliation: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Geneva, Switzerland

  • Ann Veneman,

    Affiliation: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), New York, New York, United States of America

  • Tadataka Yamada

    Affiliation: Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

  • Published: January 26, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000223

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Important essay!

Posted by ericpgreen on 29 Jan 2010 at 20:34 GMT

It is good to see this important issue get more attention. More thoughts on data access and use here:

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