HIS Geo-enabling Glossary

This glossary contains terms that are used frequently in Health GeoLab Collaborative (HGLC) documents, not defined in online GIS dictionaries, or for which the HGLC uses a slightly different definition. It is being maintained by the HGLC to complement those that can be found in online GIS dictionaries.

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Impact of geographic accessibility on utilization of the annual health check-ups by income level in Japan: A multilevel analysis

This study aims to reveal whether an income-dependent difference in the impact of geographic accessibility on the utilization of government-led annual health check-ups exists. This is because although both geographic accessibility and socioeconomic status have been indicated as being important factors for the utilization of health care services, their combined effect has not been evaluated….

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State of the Pacific’s RMNCAH Workforce Report 2019

This report looks into the reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCAH) of 15 countries in the Pacific Region particularly the availability, accessibility, acceptability, and quality of RMNCAH to determine if the health system and its workforce are providing effective coverage. To determine the geographical accessibility of the RMNCAH workforce, an accessibility analysis was…

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