I strongly believe in the importance of data sharing, especially regarding anonymized or encrypted datasets. Sharing such data can immensely benefit public health research and policy-making, allowing for a broader analysis and understanding of health trends and outcomes. This approach fosters collaboration and innovation in the field and ensures that individual privacy is maintained. Responsibly sharing data can optimize resources, enhance research capabilities, and contribute to more effective disease prevention and control strategies. It’s a balance between advancing public health knowledge and safeguarding personal information, a principle that aligns closely with my professional ethos and the ethical standards of my field.