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Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

HelpMeSee Pairs GIS and GPS for Community Mobilization Around Cataract Blindness

HelpMeSee, a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness, has successfully tested a pre-release version of its GIS-GPS app for community mobilization. The mobile app, currently for use on Android devices, will allow community health...

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Ebola Outbreaks Interactive Map Released

An interactive map detailing the history of the world’s Ebola outbreaks – including the ongoing crises in West Africa – has been released by mapping giant Esri.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Tan Tock Seng Hospital to Improve Patient Care with Advanced Smart Mapping Technology

Doctors and staff at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) are turning to smart mapping technology to design and enhance clinical services for different segments of the population.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

GIS-powered Vector Mosquito Data Management System to Enhance Public Health

In warm and humid subtropical areas like Southeast Asia, prevention and cure of vector mosquito is a key mission for epidemic and diseases control authorities. To achieve the goal, officers need to establish a system, which should...

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Malaria Mapping Effort Moves Toward Prediction

UC San Francisco (UCSF) is working to create an online platform that health workers around the world can use to predict where malaria is likely to be transmitted using data on Google Earth Engine. The goal is...

Monday, August 18th, 2014

New 3 Analysis to Target Flu Outbreaks, Say Industry Expert

A new technology breakthrough could help Australia battle the dreaded flu epidemics that claim up to 3,500 lives annually, according to one of the world’s foremost authorities on geospatial technology.

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Dengue Fever Control and Prevention via GIS Technologies

Controlling and preventing infectious diseases like dengue fever is one of the main issues for public health authorities in many countries. GIS technologies can play a key role to support decision makers to expand their vision of...

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

What Do Maps Reveal in the Fight to Eradicate Polio?

Dr. Bruce Aylward from the World Health Organization (WHO) and Dr. Vincent Seaman from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will share their stories with an audience of more than 16,000 attendees at the Opening Session of...

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Better Infectious Rickettsioses Prevention in Taiwan with SuperGIS Desktop

The professional GIS desktop software, SuperGIS Desktop, supports Dr. Chung-Hsu Lai, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, in the research of human spotted fever group rickettsioses, SFGR, to provide geographical relations of the infectious diseases in disease control and...

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Scientists Map Bird Flu ‘Danger Zones’ in Asia

The "danger zones" in Asia which are vulnerable to a deadly bird flu have been mapped by scientists. The virus, called H7N9, has infected 433 people mostly in China and has killed 62. The study, published in...

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