Online Program

GIS Mapping, Public Health Policy and Prevention Strategies

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
GIS technology is now in widespread use in public health, particularly in the understanding of how demographic patterns influence health outcomes. This session will include a demonstration of how to use GIS to create useful maps and data visualization in the prevention of infectious disease. Participants will also explore how disparities in health can be quantified and linkages evaluated using this technology.
Session Objectives: Describe various GIS methodologies that can be used in public health practice
Yaw P. Baidoo, EdS, RSCC, CSCS, SCCC and Diane L. Adams, MD, MPH, DABCHS, CHS-III


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Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology
Endorsed by: International Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights