Comprehensive, Global Approach Required to Remove Data Sharing Roadblocks
A systematic literature review has been conducted of potential barriers to public health data sharing. Despite a global commitment to the use and sharing of public health data it can be challenging in reality. A team of experts describe barriers to sharing routinely collected public health data.
“The simultaneous effect of multiple interacting barriers ranging from technical to intangible issues has greatly complicated advances in public health sharing,” according to the report. “A systematic framework of barriers to data sharing in public health will be essential to accelerate the use of valuable information for the global good.”
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Source: BMC Public Health