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26 Apr 2021
WHO publishes a global report on health data systems and capacity
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The World Health Organization’s Global report on health data systems and capacity, 2020 presents the results of country health information system assessments conducted between 2018 and 2020, featuring 133 countries and representing 87% of the global population.
Released in January, the report presents up-to-date data on civil registration at the global level, revealing large gaps that are preventing universal registration. More generally, it provides a comprehensive overview of what is needed to produce high-quality health data in every country.

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