Practical Insights on Data Collection

Where is Data Justice for the Next Billion Users in Digital Development?

Where is Data Justice for the Next Billion Users in Digital Development?

Published on: Apr 26 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
In 2017, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) revealed that 210 government websites had accidentally exposed the private information of more than...
Who Owns the Data in Global Public Health Programming?

Who Owns the Data in Global Public Health Programming?

Published on: Apr 20 2022 by Guest Writer - 7 Comments
A couple of years ago I attended the Global Digital Health Forum, where a speaker by the name of Jeff Street said something that has stuck with me ever since: “Whoever...
3 Key Challenges to Data Cleaning in Digital Development Programs

3 Key Challenges to Data Cleaning in Digital Development Programs

Published on: Mar 30 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Key Challenges to Data Cleaning in Digital Development Programs
In the last decade, incredible improvements have been made on the data collection side that help the processing pipeline. However, various datasets are managed...
Give Your Comments on USAID Digital Front Door Initiative

Give Your Comments on USAID Digital Front Door Initiative

Published on: Feb 02 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Give Your Comments on USAID Digital Front Door Initiative
USAID is proposing to amend its Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR) to implement policy and procedures to clarify and streamline contractor reporting requirements related...
Apply Now: $375,000 for Gender-Equitable Artificial Intelligence Outcomes

Apply Now: $375,000 for Gender-Equitable Artificial Intelligence Outcomes

Published on: Dec 21 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $375,000 for Gender-Equitable Artificial Intelligence Outcomes
Artificial intelligence solutions are proliferating across the developing world. This growth in AI is highlighting instances of inequitable design, use, and impact...
5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection

5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection

Published on: Oct 28 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection
Over the years, we’ve found that one specific area of the research life cycle – informed consent – needs serious improvement. The consent process...
Apply Now: 600,000€ for African Health and Well-Being Innovations

Apply Now: 600,000€ for African Health and Well-Being Innovations

Published on: Oct 04 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Healthcare systems face multiple challenges across the African continent. Staffing, equipment, infrastructure, data, and services need new innovations in design,...
We Need Strong Information Security Practices in Afghanistan Right Now

We Need Strong Information Security Practices in Afghanistan Right Now

Published on: Aug 20 2021 by Mike Dawson - 3 Comments
The situation in Afghanistan is heartbreaking for everyone. Those who are there, those with family there, and those with friends, colleagues, and care for our fellow...
UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto

UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto

Published on: Aug 11 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto
This year, 123 million children will celebrate their 18th birthday and entry into adulthood. For each boy or girl, tens of thousands of data points on average will...
We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

Published on: Jun 24 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment
Recently, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child adopted the eagerly awaited General Comment 25 on ‘children’s rights in relation to the digital environment’....