Showing posts with label #Data. Show all posts
Showing posts with label #Data. Show all posts

Monday, December 4, 2023

๐ŸŒฑIMSPARK: Improving health data with climate action ๐ŸŒฑ

๐ŸŒฑIMSPARK: Improving health data with climate action ๐ŸŒฑ

๐Ÿ’ก Imagined Endstate: 

Health professionals and policy makers have better data and tools to track and prevent the health harms caused by climate change. 

๐Ÿ”— Link: 

This article 

๐Ÿ“š Source: 

Wheat, S., Sarabu, C., & Lokmic-Tomkins, Z. (2023, November 28). How to improve health data for climate action. CNN. 

๐Ÿ’ฅ What’s the Big Deal: 

Climate change is a huge threat to human health, but we don’t have enough data to measure its real-time impacts. ๐Ÿ“Š This article argues that we need to improve the medical coding system to capture the climate-sensitive health conditions๐Ÿฅ and inform better responses. ๐ŸŒ It also calls for a global study to assess the burden of climate change on health and to prioritize the health sector in climate adaptation funding.


#ClimateChange,#Healthcare,#adaptation,#Data,#IMSPARK, 

Sunday, November 5, 2023

๐Ÿ️IMSPARK: Inclusive Data for Health in U.S. Island Areas๐Ÿ️

๐Ÿ️Imagine... Inclusive Data for Health in U.S. Island Areas๐Ÿ️


๐Ÿ’ก Imagined Endstate:  

Comprehensive data from all U.S. island areas are included in federal public health datasets, enabling informed policies and programs that address health disparities and improve health outcomes in these regions.

๐Ÿ“š Source:

ASTHO. (2022). Bridge to Equity: Inclusive Data for Health in U.S. Island Areas.

๐Ÿ”— Link:

Read the full report here

๐Ÿ’ฅ What's the Big Deal:

For the first time, comprehensive data from all U.S. island areas have found their way into federal public health datasets. ๐Ÿ“Š This significant step is reshaping the landscape of healthcare policy, ๐Ÿฅas it will foster more informed decisions and initiatives in these often underserved regions. ๐ŸคDiscover how inclusive data ๐ŸŒŠare the bridge to health equity and a brighter future for U.S. island areas. U.S. island areas, despite their picturesque landscapes, often grapple with unique and, at times, severe healthcare disparities.


#Data,#Inclusion,#Reprsentation,#BridgingTheGap,#PacificIslands,#HealthEquity,#IMSPARK, 




Sunday, October 22, 2023

๐Ÿ’ผIMSPARK: Navigating Business Risk in the Pacific: Turning Challenges into Opportunities๐Ÿ’ผ

 

๐Ÿ’ผImagine...Navigating Business Risk in the Pacific: Turning Challenges into Opportunities๐Ÿ’ผ


๐Ÿ’ก Imagined Endstate:

In a rapidly changing Pacific business landscape, organizations understand and effectively manage diverse risks, transforming them into opportunities for growth and resilience.

๐Ÿ“š Source:

McKinsey & Company. (2023, August 23). What is business risk? McKinsey & Company.

๐Ÿ”— Link:

 https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/risk/our-insights/what-is-business-risk


๐Ÿ’ฅ What's the Big Deal:

The Pacific region's business environment is evolving, marked by unpredictable socio-political, economic, and climate-related shocks. ๐Ÿ“ŠTo thrive, organizations must embrace dynamic risk management, fortify their risk culture, and stay ahead of emerging threats. ๐ŸŒBy adopting a risk-based cybersecurity approach, they can safeguard their digital assets from cyber threats. ๐Ÿ“ˆThis comprehensive approach, backed by agile practices and data-driven decision-making, enables organizations to not only survive but flourish in the face of uncertainty, transforming risks into opportunities.


#Risk,#EconomicDevelopment,#Data,#agility,#IMSPARK, 

 

Sunday, August 6, 2023

๐Ÿ” IMSPARK: Empowering Vulnerable Communities with Data ๐Ÿ”

 ๐Ÿ” Imagine No Longer Being "Driven into Debt" ๐Ÿ”



๐Ÿ’ก Imagined Endstate:

Envision a future where equitable access to parking ticket data empowers vulnerable communities nationwide, breaking the cycle of debt caused by traffic violations.

๐Ÿ”— Link:

https://www.propublica.org/article/the-ticket-trap-how-people-are-using-our-chicago-parking-ticket-data

๐Ÿ“š Source:

Coryne, H. (2019, November 29). The Ticket Trap: How People Are Using Our Chicago Parking Ticket Data in Their Research.

What's the Big Deal:

ProPublica's groundbreaking "DRIVEN INTO DEBT" series exposed the disproportionate impact of traffic enforcement systems on vulnerable communities nationwide. In pursuit of transparency, ProPublica made parking ticket data accessible, attracting over 1,300 users from diverse backgrounds. ๐Ÿš—Students, professionals, and researchers delved into the data, unearthing valuable insights beyond initial analysis. Supported by institutions, in-depth research explored fines' consequences and revenue strategies. Despite challenges, data accessibility fueled advocacy for government reform. Empowered by information, individuals are driving change, and ProPublica's commitment to transparency continues to fuel impactful investigations and constructive dialogue. ๐Ÿ”

#SocialJustice, #Data, #IMSPARK, #Advocacy


 

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