The Global Health Dashboard Epidemic
Series: Communicating Data for Health Impact
“We have an epidemic of dashboards…we have a dashboard of dashboards.”
In November 2018, I attended a meeting where a government health policy maker from West Africa shared this honest description of global health data visualization in his country. The audience — predominantly public health professionals — laughed.
His comment (and clever use of public health jargon) has stuck with me. I think it’s an accurate reflection of global health data…