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Learning What Drives Data Use in Health Systems

by on May 31, 2017

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Health data begins at the health facility, where service providers collect information and clinical data about their clients. However, these health workers are less likely to use data they collect because their focus is to serve clients, which means there is less time to analyze data. A recent qualitative study conducted in Kenya and Tanzania suggests ways that data can be compiled into useful and intuitive information products that can encourage data use throughout the health system—even among health facility workers.

Learn more about data use through information products, read this report by Eric Geers, data use specialist with the USAID-funded MEASURE Evaluation project.

 

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