Conference Information

Information Collection/Data Governance

How do we develop policies and practices for better epidemiological data collection and for sharing data with the appropriate authorities?


September 28, 2016


10 - 12 HRS EST

Problem Description

Each online session is focused on a specific problem, that has been fleshed out into a briefing to describe the root causes of the problem, current approaches in different countries, and lessons learned from other domains.

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Would you like to lend your skills to tackle a public health emergency? Deliberate with diverse innovators and professionals to refine good ideas into actionable projects? Join a conversation with government partners interested in implementing new approaches to combatting Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases.

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  • Sebastián Acevedo Consultant on Open Government, Public Innovation and Data Analytics
    Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, USA
  • Dr Graham Alabaster Senior Technical Officer
    Department of Public Health and Environment, Water Sanitation Hygiene and Health, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Frederic Bartumeus Spain Research Professor, Director
    Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), MosquitoAlert, Spain
  • Yaneer Bar-Yam Professor and President
    New England Complex Systems Institute Research Scientist, MIT, USA
  • Jón Ingi Bergsteinsson CTO and Co-Founder
    MEDEI ApS, Denmark
  • Flávio Coelho Professor of Mathematical Epidemiology, Applied Mathematics School, Getulio Vargas Foundation; Head, Mathematical Epidemiology Research Center, Getulio Vargas Foundation, Brazil
  • Oswaldo G. Cruz Epidemiologist
    Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Duane J Gubler Professor Emeritus and Founding Director
    Signature Research Program in Emerging Infectious Disease, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
  • Michael A. Johansson Biologist, CDC Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Puerto Rico; and Visiting Scientist, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dr. Pia MacDonald Senior Director
    Applied Public Health Research, RTI International, USA
  • Hon. Tolbert Nyenswah Deputy Minister of Health for Disease Surveillance and Epidemic Control
  • Monserrat Narváez Project Director
    Curarse en Salud, Mexico
  • Diana Rojas Alvarez MD, PhDc Center for Inference and Dynamics Infectious Diseases, Department of Epidemiology, University of Florida, USA.
  • Dr. Alfonso Rosales Senior Maternal and Child Advisor/ZIKV LACRO regional response director
    World Vision, USA
  • João Bosco Siqueira Jr. Associate Professor
    Institute Tropical Pathology and Public Health, Federal University of Goias, Brazil
  • Lakshminarayanan Subramanian Associate Professor
    Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, USA

Government Partners

  • Dr. Lizbeth Cerezo National Coordinator of Epidemiological Surveillance of Arbovirosis and Malaria
    Ministry of Health
  • Dr. Israel Cedeño International Epidemiological Surveillance Coordinator
    Ministry of Health
  • Dra. Marcela Reyes Department of Epidemiology
    Ministry of Health
  • Argentina
    • Dr. Raul Forlenza Department of Epidemiology
      Ministry of Health
    • Gaston De Rochebouet Public Innovation Department
      Ministry of Modernization
    • Tomas Dominguez Vidal Public Innovation Department
      Ministry of Modernization
    • Dr Alicia Emilia Mañana Ministry of Health
    • Dr Teresa Varela Ministry of Health
    • Dr Cristian Hertlein Ministry of Health
    • Martin Elias Costa Open Data
      Ministry of Modernization
    • Agustin Benassi Open Data
      Ministry of Modernization
    • Colombia
      • Dr. María Mercedes Muñoz Coordinator of the Public Health Surveillance Group, Demography and Epidemiology Department
        Ministry of Health and Social Protection
      • Ana María Lara Salinas Advisor, Cooperation and International Relations
        Ministry of Health and Social Protection
      • Andrea Paredes Demography and Epidemiology Department
        Ministry of Health and Social Protection
      • Claudia Cuellar Demography and Epidemiology Department
        Ministry of Health and Social Protection
      • Oscar Eduardo Pacheco Director of Surveillance
        National Institute of Health
      • Ciudad de Río Janeiro
        • Cristina Boaretto Health Promotion Superintendent
          Secretary of Health
        • Elen Barreto Health Promotion Department
          Secretary of Health
        • Valeria Saraceni Health Situation Analysis Coordination
          Secretary of Health
        • Denise Jardim Health Promotion Department
          Secretary of Health
        • Cristina Lemos Health Surveillance Superintendent
          Secretary of Health
        • Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
          • Rafael Anta Lead Specialist
            Competitiveness and Innovation Division
          • Ralf Moreno Project Manager
            Social Protection and Health Division
          • Diana Pinto Health Lead Specialist, USA
            Social Protection and Health Division
          • The Governance Lab, NYU
            • Dr. Rafael Ayoub Health Research Advisor
            • Professor Beth Simone Noveck Director
            • María Hermosilla Project Manager and Research Fellow
            • Dinorah Cantu Academy Coordinator
            • Anirudh Dinesh Graduate Research Assistant