Sharing the same geography: use of a Common Geo-Registry as a central authority for geospatial information core to sustainable development

Webinar presented at the Virtual United Nations World Data Forum (UNWDF) on October 2020 introducing the Common Geo-Registry (CGR) concept, approach, and technology to data communities. It includes a discussion of the data model that supports the CGR concept and a demonstration of the platform as well as a case study of the implementation experience…

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Common Geo-registry Assessment Tool

Assessment tool developed based on the requirements listed in the Guidance on the establishment of a common geo-registry for the simultaneous hosting, maintenance, update, and sharing of master lists, geographic relationships, and associated data/information for the geographic objects core to public health. (The Guidance is accessible from: https://healthgeolab.net/DOCUMENTS/Guidance_Common_Geo-registry_Ve1.pdf)

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Executive summary of the DHIS 2 as common geo-registry workshop (16-18 April 2018)

The workshop looked at how geography (location, extent, hierarchies and relationships)) and time (changes over time in administrative divisions, services, operating status and ownerships of facilities,…) are currently integrated into DHIS2, including its data model. Given this, the aim was to identify gaps and technical requirements for the further enhancement of DHIS2 as a platform…

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