The Data Harmonization Working Group will be focused on issues of data management related to IeDEA to enhance analyses of combined regional and global IeDEA data. The working group consists of a data manager or analyst from each IeDEA region, as well as program staff from DAIDS.
- To identify critical measures to answer global IeDEA research questions
- To facilitate the systematic standardization and harmonization of data for multi-region collaboration or comparisons
- To facilitate the identification and documentation data descriptors (metadata) of common data elements for global IeDEA.