Dr. Lia acknowledges NDMC’s endeavours via nature medicine
The prominent journal publishing different issues on health and medical affairs, Nature Medicine, invited Dr. Lia Taddesse (Minister, MOH) to publish a perspective on the relevance of investing in health data to foster economic growth in low and middle-income countries. Content-wise, the article has addressed major issues related to data use in the health dynamics of low and middle-income countries. Above all, however, Ethiopia’s experience of managing and using health data for informed decision-making has been made a flagship all the way through. This has been shown by the astonishing jobs done by the collaborative project of IHME-EPHI on the subnational burden of disease estimation. More specifically, the activities conducted by the offspring of the collaboration, the National Data Management and Analytics Centre for Health at EPHI, have been put exemplary in archiving, analyzing, and interpreting data for informed decision-making. Finally, she has forwarded some remarks on how to improve data management practices in low and middle-income countries. Find the complete article with the link below.