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JLN countries explore the effective use of data

May 15, 2018

The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN), like the BID Learning Network (BLN), is a country-led effort to promote knowledge exchange among peers. Last month, the Information Technology initiative of the JLN convened to discuss a topic familiar to BID – the importance of data use for strong health information systems and improved health outcomes. The following post first appeared on the JLN blog. Having high-quality health care and health insurance data readily available, and knowing how to use it for planning and decision-making, are key goals for countries working toward Universal Health Coverage. From April 4-6, 2018, 30 practitioners from 10 countries across Africa, Asia, and the Americas gathered in Seoul, South Korea, for the second Data Foundations Collaborative workshop.

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Strength in Numbers: The Power Behind Peer Learning Networks

Mar 16, 2015

The BID Initiative is designed with an embedded peer learning network, the BID Learning Network (BLN). Through this peer support and collaboration, participants are able to learn from the successes and failures in other countries, and build new solutions together so they can make faster progress towards higher immunization rates. Particpants have already and continue to share personal experiences, providing invaluable insight to the BID Initiative efforts and other BLN particpants through our Google Group discussions, webinars and in-person consultation meetings. The following post on the value of peer networks originally appeared on the PATH blog.

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