Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Statistics • COVID-19 response

Disseminate and incentivize data use


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National statistical offices need to focus on disseminating open data in a way that facilitates and incentivizes data use to contribute to the fight against the pandemic. National statistical offices should provide data on health resources and monitoring efforts using well-designed websites or data portals that are easy to find and navigate, include data visualizations, and provide a variety of download formats. The resources below provide guidance on disseminating and incentivizing the use of data.

Guidelines and tools available to support NSO efforts to disseminate and incentivize data use

Tools and resources to create dashboards and visualizations

Examples of dashboards on COVID-19