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May 23rd, 2012
Satellite Images and GIS Used to Help Eradicate Mosquitos

Ever heard of satellite images helping in mosquito eradication and epidemic control? Well, that’s what the global project of Kochi-based NGO, Centre for Advancement of Global Health (CAGH), is planning to undertake. It will show how Geographic Information System (GIS) and remote sensing can be used to better the public health scene in Kerala, which is plagued by epidemics every year. Held in collaboration with the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies at the Sree Chithira Thirunal Institute in Thiruvananthapuram, the project will be realized with the support of a multinational team. Read More