Around the world, countless lives are lost due to insufficient access
to quality health information. The availability of accurate, timely, and
analyzed data is directly relevant to the quality of an individual’s health
and the healthcare system in general, the delivery of individual care,
and the understanding and management of overall health systems.

Health Information and Health Care: The Role of Technology in Unlocking Data and Wellness
A Discussion Paper by Jody Ranck. United Nations Foundation & Vodafone Foundation Technology Partnership, February 2011