Webinar: COVID-19 data hubs for timely decision-making amidst the pandemic

The United Nations World Data Forum along with partners including esriNational System for Territorial Information Coordination (SNIT-SDI Chile)Ghana Statistical Service, and Jordanian Department of Statistics presented the webinar, "COVID-19 data hubs for timely decision-making amidst the pandemic." 

This webinar will:

  • Showcase COVID 19 datahubs developed by countries in collaboration with global partners;
  • Highlight the strength of visualization and tools for improved dissemination and data use for diverse users and;
  • Present advantages of collaboration of the geospatial and statistical community.

This webinar is part of the UN World Data Forum series and highlights benefits of collaboration of statistical and geospatial community to bring quality data to users.

Countries have leveraged geographic information system (GIS) technologies in unprecedented ways to disseminate data and information during the pandemic. These technologies have facilitated data sharing, and interoperability enabling countries to integrate statistical and geospatial data to make information available from different parts of the statistical and data system for various users for timely decision-making at the local, national and global levels.