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Managing public health data: taking SDG as an example

Ab Rahman, Jamalludin (2016) Managing public health data: taking SDG as an example. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 16 (supp. 4). p. 11. ISSN 1675-0306 E-ISSN 2590-3829

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Public health generates and uses a lot of data. Data grows exponentially from kilobytes few years back, megabytes, gigabytes now and soon petabytes and exabytes. Accordingly, the information era shifting from PC to internet, or we called now as Web 1.0, then Web 2.0 and now many experts believe that we are in Web 3.0 period where portability and mobile computing are the trend. Public health must adopt and adapt to take its full advantage and to be efficient. Sustainable development goals (SDG) require a lot of data and will generate a lot of data as well. United Nation aware of this need and an independent expert advisory group was established to oversee this matter. This talk will discuss on how they manage this big data.

Item Type: Article (Meeting Abstract)
Additional Information: 3297/60674
Uncontrolled Keywords: public health data, Sustainable development goals (SDG)
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Community Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Depositing User: nur hakimah a manan
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2018 10:39
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2018 10:39
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/60674

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