Governments need to develop health equity surveillance systems to overcome the current lack of data.
The United Nations has made the gathering of data on girls across the world the coming year’s focus.
African innovation: Digital matutus collect data from cellphones to help Nairobi crack commuter stress
Good information about transport is critical for citizens in any place. It is unacceptable that this is ignored in many places in Africa.
Solutions to social and economic problems are often inseparable from the statistics, says Donatien Beguy.
The data the Square Kilometre Array in South Africa will collect in a single day would take nearly two million years to play back on an iPod.
We simply stumble from one day to the next. And we guess. A lot.