DOH GIS/GPS Guidelines and Standards

This document contains the guidelines and standards followed by the Department of Health of the Philippines for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies. This helps ensure the quality and accuracy of geospatial data collected and used for the health sector in the country.  

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GIS for UHC Glossary of Terms

A glossary of key terms linked to the use of GIS in the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) context. This is a living document; Additions, corrections and suggestions to increase and improve are very much welcome.

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The Signature Domain and Geographic Coordinates: A Standardized Approach for Uniquely Identifying a Health Facility

A list of standardized indicators for health facility surveys is proposed by the Health Facility Assessment Technical Working Group, composed of members from several organizations and led by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s MEASURE Evaluation project. The adoption and use of these standard indicators would make cross-survey comparisons possible and promote the increased use…

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