MCC-PEPFAR Partnership Uses Data To Help Achieve AIDS-Free Generation
U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Data Collaboratives for Local Impact: A Model for Building Country-Level Capacity to Use Data
Agnieszka Rawa, managing director of Data Collaboratives for Local Impact at the MCC, and Paul Zeitz, director of the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development Team at the State Department, discuss a partnership between MCC and PEPFAR, known as Data Collaboratives for Local Impact (DCLI), that uses country-level data to improve HIV/AIDS programs and policies. They write, “Our model is still evolving, and capacity takes time to develop, but if interest and participation are a measure of progress, then the DCLI model has put the spotlight on the use of data and generated excitement among our stakeholders. The data revolution is not just about more data, but about developing greater capacity to use this data windfall to improve lives…” (12/6).