public health


GIS Industry

Figure 1: Interactive desktop and web based dashboard showing trend analysis in months of HIV-AIDS and Malaria preventions and treatment services coverage.Figure 1: Interactive desktop and web based dashboard showing trend analysis in months of HIV-AIDS and Malaria preventions and treatment services coverage.

Using an Interactive Web and Desktop Based Spatial Technology to Monitor Performance of Public Health Outcome in Developing Countries

FGIS (FHI Geographical Information System) is browser-based interactive data visualization and mapping application that runs on the FHI360 Nigeria intranet, an online resource that serves as a common framework for sharing geographic resources about FHI360 programs in Nigeria.

GIS Learning

GIS Tutorial for Health, Fifth Edition

Updated GIS and Health Tutorial Book

Esri has released the fifth edition of GIS Tutorial for Health.   The latest edition has been updated to be compatible with ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. The tutorial helps health professionals and students learn how to analyze data and solve problems using geographic information system (GIS) technology.  GIS Tutorial for Health also has extended introductions […]

GIS Data, Spatial Analysis

The map shows age-adjusted colorectal cancer incidence and mortality rates per 100,000 population for Illinois residents by county and the locations of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC). The purposes of the map are to identify areas with increased colorectal cancer incidence and mortality rates, educate the public and stakeholders on the burden of colorectal cancer in Illinois, and assist with future collaborative efforts toward reducing the burden of colorectal cancer among Illinois residents.

Overview of Public Health and GIS

This article provides an overview of the use of GIS as in public health. It includes a short history of its development as a tool in the field, explains how GIS is used, different data sources and how the privacy of sensitive health information is maintained. Examples of current research using GIS within the public health field are also provided.