Celebrating the power of quality health information in Botswana

Promoting the use of data for decision making is all the rage across development sectors, particularly in health. While advocating for increased use of strategic information has great value in itself, it’s important to assess the quality of the routine data available: what value do you get from using information that’s of poor quality?

Africa! We can turn the tide…with all in stride!

Finally, America here we are! In jumbo jet planes we came! KLM, the Dutch air carrier that brought us to Washington, D.C. for the AIDS 2012 Conference, was forced to switch to a larger plane to accommodate the multitude of people that came from all corners of planet Earth, harkening America’s call for people of all walks of life to come together in an effort to turn the tide against the HIV pandemic .