Data Collaboratives for Local Impact: A Model for Building Country-Level Capacity to Use Data

Today is World AIDS Day, and here at MCC, we believe that harnessing the power of data is critical to end the fight against HIV/AIDS. More data has been created in the past two years than ever before, and technologies supporting data collection and generation are following suit. Although governments, donors, the private sector and non-governmental organizations are gradually opening up and sharing their data through increasingly sophisticated open data portals and dashboards, less than 1 percent of this data is actually used.