Global Health Data Exchange: a global health data catalog to create data transparency and access

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The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation's Director of Data Development, Peter Speyer, presents IHME's new Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx) at MEASURE Evaluation's GIS Working Group at the National Press Club.

The GHDx is a user-friendly, searchable data catalog of global health, public health, and demographic datasets.

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Global Health Data Exchange: a global health data catalog to create data transparency and access

  1. 1. Global Health Data Exchange<br />April 27, 2011<br />Peter Speyer<br />Director of Data Development<br />A global health data catalogto create data transparency and access<br />
  2. 2. It starts with data<br />2<br />Better health<br />Decisions<br />Evidence<br />Data<br />IHME<br />
  3. 3. It starts with data<br />3<br />Better health<br />Decisions<br />Evidence<br />Data<br />
  4. 4. Broad range of data types<br />Health-related data that provideinformation about population health and its determinants<br />4<br />Population<br />Health services<br />Results<br />Censuses<br />Surveys andsurveillance<br />Vital statistics<br />Measurements & covariates<br />Health records<br />Administrative records<br />Registries<br />Research results<br />Databases<br />
  5. 5. A new resource<br />5<br />Population level data<br />Finding data<br />Datacatalog<br />Health services data<br />Getting access to data<br />Results data<br />Getting more information about data<br />
  6. 6. 6<br />
  7. 7. GHDx and GIS<br />Map data availability by territory<br />Identify availability of data for any geography<br />By time<br />By keyword<br />Identify areas with insufficient data coverage<br />Contrast health indicators with data availability<br />7<br />
  8. 8. It starts with data<br />8<br />Better health<br />Decisions<br />Evidence<br />Data<br />
  9. 9. Mapping IHME’s results<br />Objectives<br />Make IHME’s results more accessible<br />Enable interaction with the data<br />Visualize estimates by country<br />Comparable across countries and time<br />Compare two indicators <br />Collect feedback<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Questions?<br />10<br />Peter Speyer<br />speyer@uw.edu<br />@peterspeyer<br />

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