Three use cases in Uruguay, Mexico and Peru to show different ways in which Open Data initiatives can contribute to better health service delivery.
In 2013, the Red Cross’s Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) developed two smartphone app templates, one for First Aid preparedness and one for Multi-Hazard preparedness.
The urban barometer, uses digital technologies to engage with citizens and provide evidence on subjective aspects of wellbeing to guide policy makers
In Germany, there’s no requirement for eateries to display food safety ratings, and no publicly accessible register. FragDenStaat’s FOI campaign ‘Pot Secret’ rallied members of the public to request food safety reports from their local authorities.
OpenAQ and a community of open data lovers set out on a mission, guided by the simple question: what if all the world’s air quality data were openly available?
Unprecedented times call for quick decisions, and the pandemic saw governments around the world implementing emergency procurement measures.
Code for Pakistan partnered with the Health Department to curb malpractices within the pharmaceutical industry, digitising and automating the license issuing, tracking and renewal process.
Crowd2Map trained first time smartphone users in the Serengeti District to map their communities and help protect girls from female genital mutilation.
Would societies around the world be better able to respond to the pandemic, if more or better open data were freely available?
That was the question put to this expert panel, in the first in our series of online TICTeC Seminars.