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WHO Malaria Threats Map
WHO Malaria Threats MapThis interactive map presents data on the status of malaria vector resistance, P. falciparum gene … Linkwebsiteuse-casesother
Monitor Malaria Epidemics
Monitor Malaria EpidemicsIn this lesson, you’ll assume the role of a member of the Ministry of Public … Linktraining-materialtechnical-capacityother
DOPH-cEPI Training Workshop (Naypyitaw, 12-16 March 2018)
DOPH-cEPI Training Workshop (Naypyitaw, 12-16 March 2018)These are the training materials used during the Capacity Building on the Use of Geospatial … Linktraining-materialtechnical-capacitymyanmar
Using the Spatial Quality and Anomalies Diagnosis (SQUAD) Tool to Identify and Correct Data Anomalies in Master Facility Lists: Global Operational Guide
Using the Spatial Quality and Anomalies Diagnosis (SQUAD) Tool to Identify and Correct Data Anomalies in Master Facility Lists: Global Operational GuideThis document is a resource for developing an action plan to improve data in an … Downloaddocumentmaster-lists-common-geo-registryother
Health Information System Geo-enabling Process in Malaysia
Health Information System Geo-enabling Process in MalaysiaThis pager describes the process being followed by the Ministry of Health of Malaysia to … Downloaddocumentwhole-frameworkmalaysia
Use of GIS Mapping as a Public Health Tool — From Cholera to Cancer
Use of GIS Mapping as a Public Health Tool — From Cholera to CancerThis article shows field of medical geographic information systems (Medical GIS) has become extremely useful … Downloaddocumentuse-casesother
Health geography: supporting public health policy and planning
Health geography: supporting public health policy and planningInformed decision-making leads to the development of effective public health policy based on evidence. This … Downloaddocumentuse-casesother
Training Seminar: Insights for ArcGIS: Powerful Data Anayltics Made Simple
Training Seminar: Insights for ArcGIS: Powerful Data Anayltics Made SimpleA recording of the training seminar conducted by Esri on Insights for ArcGIS. In this … Linktraining-materialtechnical-capacityother
Health information system strengthening and malaria elimination in Papua New Guinea
Health information system strengthening and malaria elimination in Papua New GuineaThe study demonstrates that using mobile technologies and GIS in the capture and reporting of … Downloaddocumentuse-casespapua-new-guinea
Role of GIS in Health Management Information System and Medical Plan: A Case Study of Gangtok area, Sikkim, India
Role of GIS in Health Management Information System and Medical Plan: A Case Study of Gangtok area, Sikkim, IndiaThis study shows how GIS is an ideal tool for planning, organizational issues of health … Downloaddocumentuse-casesindia
Role of spatial tools in public health policymaking of Bangladesh: opportunities and challenges
Role of spatial tools in public health policymaking of Bangladesh: opportunities and challengesThis study assessed the current level of map usage and spatial tools for health sector … Downloaddocumentuse-casesbangladesh
GIS for UHC Glossary of Terms
GIS for UHC Glossary of TermsA glossary of key terms linked to the use of GIS in the Universal Health … Linkdocumentspecifications-standards-protocolsother
Training Seminar: Survey123 for ArcGIS: Collect Field Data with Smart Forms
Training Seminar: Survey123 for ArcGIS: Collect Field Data with Smart FormsA recording of the training seminar conducted by Esri to help users collect data in … Linktraining-materialtechnical-capacityother
Starter Kit - Esri's Story Maps
Starter Kit – Esri’s Story MapsStarter kit guiding new users on how to use Esri’s Story Maps online application to … Downloaddocumentgeospatial-technologiesother
Health GeoLab Collaborative Pool of Expertise
Health GeoLab Collaborative Pool of ExpertiseThe Health GeoLab Collaborative develops and maintains a pool of expertise and skills related to … Linknetworkwhole-frameworkother
Esri Health and Human Services Grant Program
Esri Health and Human Services Grant ProgramThis grant allows Ministries of Health of eligible countries to freely use selected Esri products … Linktool-softwaregeospatial-technologiesother
Health GeoLab Collaborative LinkedIn Group
Health GeoLab Collaborative LinkedIn GroupThis is a LinkedIn Group where institutions and individuals sharing the same vision – geo-enabling … Linknetworkwhole-frameworkother
GIS for rapid epidemiological mapping and health-care management with special reference to filariasis in India
GIS for rapid epidemiological mapping and health-care management with special reference to filariasis in IndiaThis paper is about the study carried out to apply GIS technology for rapid epidemiological … Downloaddocumentuse-casesindia
Application of GIS technology in public health: successes and challenges
Application of GIS technology in public health: successes and challengesThis paper summarizes the common uses of GIS technology in the public health sector, emphasizing … Downloaddocumentuse-casesother
GIS Training Workshop for MOH staff
GIS Training Workshop for MOH staffThese are the training materials used during the GIS Training Workshop for MOH staff held … Linktraining-materialtechnical-capacityvietnam
Groupmappers (A crowdsourcing initiative)
Groupmappers (A crowdsourcing initiative)Groupmappers is a crowdsourcing initiative with the initial goal of mapping communities in selected rural … Linkwebsitegeospatial-technologiesbangladesh
Story map: Strengthening the management and use of geospatial data and technologies of the National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology, and Entomology (NIMPE) to support the implementation of Circular 54
Story map: Strengthening the management and use of geospatial data and technologies of the National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology, and Entomology (NIMPE) to support the implementation of Circular 54This story map describes the strengthening of NIMPE’s technical capacity through the implemetation of certain … Linkwebsitewhole-frameworkvietnam
Fight Child Poverty with Demographic Analysis
Fight Child Poverty with Demographic AnalysisMore children live in poverty in Detroit, Michigan, than in any other city in the … Linktraining-materialtechnical-capacityother
Investigate Prescribed Drugs
Investigate Prescribed DrugsIn this exercise from Esri, you’ll assume the role of a Health and Human Services … Linktraining-materialtechnical-capacityother
2017 Health and Human Services GIS Conference Proceedings
2017 Health and Human Services GIS Conference ProceedingsThe 2017 Esri Health and Human Services GIS Conference proceedings are a collection of conference … , Linkwebsitegeospatial-technologies use-casesother
Malaria surveillance, monitoring & evaluation: a reference manual
Malaria surveillance, monitoring & evaluation: a reference manualThis new version of the reference manual contains many reference to the use of geospatial … Downloaddocumentstrategy-plan-visionother
Use of mobile technology‑based participatory mapping approaches to geolocate health facility attendees for disease surveillance in low resource settings
Use of mobile technology‑based participatory mapping approaches to geolocate health facility attendees for disease surveillance in low resource settingsArticle describing the method used and results obtained in two rural sites in the Philippines … , Downloaddocumentgeospatial-technologiesindonesia philippines
Strategic Action Plan for Strengthening Health Information 2017-2021
Strategic Action Plan for Strengthening Health Information 2017-2021Strategic action plan developped by the Ministry of Health and Sports of Myanmar to support … Downloaddocumentstrategy-plan-visionmyanmar
HIS Geo-Enabling Toolkit
HIS Geo-Enabling ToolkitThe purpose of this Health GeoLab Collaborative toolkit is to support the geo-enablement of the … Downloaddocumentwhole-frameworkother
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 2 - Implementing the geospatial data management cycle: 2.5 Cleaning, validating, and documenting the data – 2.5.1 Documenting the data using a metadata profile
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 2 – Implementing the geospatial data management cycle: 2.5 Cleaning, validating, and documenting the data – 2.5.1 Documenting the data using a metadata profileGuidance describing the concept of metadata and providing a template for the documentation of geospatial … Downloaddocumentspecifications-standards-protocolsother
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 2 - Implementing the geospatial data management cycle: 2.3 Compiling existing data and identifying gaps
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 2 – Implementing the geospatial data management cycle: 2.3 Compiling existing data and identifying gapsGuidance describing the process to be followed in order to compile existing data and identify … Downloaddocumentspecifications-standards-protocolsother
HIS geo-enabling - Geospatial data management guideline
HIS geo-enabling – Geospatial data management guidelineDocument guiding the Ministry of Health of Cambodia on the standards, practices, and protocols to … Downloaddocumentspecifications-standards-protocolscambodia
Geographic Accessibility to Maternity Care Package (MCP) Accredited Facilities Analysis
Geographic Accessibility to Maternity Care Package (MCP) Accredited Facilities AnalysisThis study analysed how accessible MCP accredited facilities are to NHTS-PR registered beneficiaries (members and … Downloaddocumentuse-casesphilippines
Geographic Accessibility to Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care (EmONC) - Region XII (Soccsksargen)
Geographic Accessibility to Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care (EmONC) – Region XII (Soccsksargen)This study analysed how accessible EmONC facilities are to the population in Region XII as … Downloaddocumentuse-casesphilippines
The Signature Domain and Geographic Coordinates: A Standardized Approach for Uniquely Identifying a Health Facility
The Signature Domain and Geographic Coordinates: A Standardized Approach for Uniquely Identifying a Health FacilityA list of standardized indicators for health facility surveys is proposed by the Health Facility … Downloaddocumentspecifications-standards-protocolsother
An Overview of Spatial Data Protocols for HIV/AIDS Activities: Why and How to Include the “Where” in Your Data
An Overview of Spatial Data Protocols for HIV/AIDS Activities: Why and How to Include the “Where” in Your DataThis MEASURE Evaluation guide focuses on data and how to use geography to facilitate linkages … Downloaddocumentuse-casesother
An Overview of Spatial Data Protocols for Family Planning Activities: Why and How to Include the “Where” in Your Data
An Overview of Spatial Data Protocols for Family Planning Activities: Why and How to Include the “Where” in Your DataThis MEASURE Evaluation guide focuses on data and how to use geography to facilitate linkages … Downloaddocumentuse-casesother
Using Geospatial Analysis to Inform Decision Making in Targeting Health Facility-Based Programs: A Guidance Document
Using Geospatial Analysis to Inform Decision Making in Targeting Health Facility-Based Programs: A Guidance DocumentThis MEASURE Evaluation guide describes the questions that need to be answered and the data … Downloaddocumentuse-casesother
Geographic Approaches to Global Health: A Self-Directed Mini-Course
Geographic Approaches to Global Health: A Self-Directed Mini-CourseThrough this MEASURE Evaluation course, learners will gain an understanding of how to use spatial … Downloaddocumenttechnical-capacityother
GIS Techniques for M&E of HIV/AIDS and Related Programs
GIS Techniques for M&E of HIV/AIDS and Related ProgramsThis MEASURE Evaluation course presents a practical guide for using a geographic information system (GIS) … Downloaddocumenttechnical-capacityother
Geographic Approaches to Global Health
Geographic Approaches to Global HealthThrough this course, learners will gain an understanding of how to use spatial data to … Linktraining-materialtechnical-capacityother
GIS and Public Health at CDC
GIS and Public Health at CDCWebsite dedicated to GIS-related material and resources developed by the US Center for Disease Control … Linkwebsitetechnical-capacityother
Spatial Data Fundamentals (MEASURE Evaluation training materials)
Spatial Data Fundamentals (MEASURE Evaluation training materials)In order to use spatial data effectively, it can be helpful to know: What is … Downloadtraining-materialtechnical-capacityother
Introduction to Data Linking Using GIS (MEASURE Evaluation training materials)
Introduction to Data Linking Using GIS (MEASURE Evaluation training materials)These materials are a good place for public health workers and health information managers to … Downloadtraining-materialtechnical-capacityother
Story Map: Geo-enabing the Health Information System in Cambodia
Story Map: Geo-enabing the Health Information System in CambodiaStory map describing the implementation of the HIS geo-enabling process in Cambodia Linkwebsitewhole-frameworkcambodia
Wiki.GIS.com - The GIS Encyclopedia
Wiki.GIS.com – The GIS EncyclopediaThis repository incorporates contributions from the GIS community for the benefit of GIS professionals, students, … Linkwebsitewhole-frameworkother
Esri GIS Dictionary
Esri GIS DictionaryDictionary of the most used terms linked to geospatial data management and technologies Linkwebsitewhole-frameworkother
Core Geo-registries for Health Information Exchanges Design Workshop (Phnom Penh, 12-13 June 2017)
Core Geo-registries for Health Information Exchanges Design Workshop (Phnom Penh, 12-13 June 2017)Executive summary of the workshop organized to define the workflows, requirements and rules that any … Downloaddocumentmaster-lists-common-geo-registryother
Investing the Marginal Dollar for Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH): Accessibility to EmOC services in the in Lao People's Democratic Republic
Investing the Marginal Dollar for Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH): Accessibility to EmOC services in the in Lao People’s Democratic RepublicThis study used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyse physical accessibility to facilities providing EmOC … Downloaddocumentuse-caseslaos
Investing the Marginal Dollar for Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH): Accessibility to EmOC services in Cambodia
Investing the Marginal Dollar for Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH): Accessibility to EmOC services in CambodiaThis study used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyse physical accessibility to facilities providing EmOC … Downloaddocumentuse-casescambodia
UN OOSA Space for Global Health web site
UN OOSA Space for Global Health web siteThe UN OOSA Programme on Space Applications assists developing countries in making use of space-based … Linkwebsitestrategy-plan-visionother
Report on the United Nations/World Health Organization/Switzerland Conference on Strengthening Space Cooperation for Global Health (Geneva, 23-25 August 2017)
Report on the United Nations/World Health Organization/Switzerland Conference on Strengthening Space Cooperation for Global Health (Geneva, 23-25 August 2017)Conference was organized jointly by the United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the … Downloaddocumentstrategy-plan-visionother
Executive summary of the DHIS 2 as common geo-registry workshop (16-18 April 2018)
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 … Downloaddocumentmaster-lists-common-geo-registryother
AccessMod
AccessModAccessMod (version 5) is a free and open-source standalone software to model how physically accessible … Linktool-softwaregeospatial-technologiesother
Thai GIS Net
Thai GIS NetGroup of professionals in Thailand with an interest in GIS and its application in a … Linknetworktechnical-capacitythailand
Story Map: Geo-enabing the Health Information System in Myanmar
Story Map: Geo-enabing the Health Information System in MyanmarStory map describing the implementation of the HIS geo-enabling process in Myanmar Linkwebsitewhole-frameworkmyanmar
Esri Case Study: Geo-enabling the Health Information System in Myanmar
Esri Case Study: Geo-enabling the Health Information System in MyanmarFlyer describing how the Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health and Sports of Myanmar … Downloaddocumentwhole-frameworkmyanmar
Myanmar National Health Plan 2017-2021
Myanmar National Health Plan 2017-2021National health plan being implemented by the Ministry of Health and Sports of Myanmar over … Downloaddocumentstrategy-plan-visionmyanmar
Building Capacity for Geo-Enabling Health Information Systems: Supporting Equitable Health Services and Well-Being for All
Building Capacity for Geo-Enabling Health Information Systems: Supporting Equitable Health Services and Well-Being for AllBrief describing the major outcomes and lessons learned from the first year of activity of … Downloaddocumentwhole-frameworkother
The Geography of Universal Health Coverage
The Geography of Universal Health CoverageBrief describing why geographic information systems are needed to ensure equitable access to quality health … Downloaddocumentwhole-frameworkother
Master Facility List Resource Package: Guidance for countries wanting to strengthen their MFL
Master Facility List Resource Package: Guidance for countries wanting to strengthen their MFLDocument describing the different elements needed to be considered when building or strengthening a Health … Downloaddocumentmaster-lists-common-geo-registryother
Guidance on the establishment of a common geo-registry for the simultaneous hosting, maintenance, update and sharing of master lists core to public health
Guidance on the establishment of a common geo-registry for the simultaneous hosting, maintenance, update and sharing of master lists core to public healthGuidance describing the data flow and requirements that any platform being used as a common … Downloaddocumentmaster-lists-common-geo-registryother
Guidance on the Use of Geospatial Data and Technologies in Immunization Programs
Guidance on the Use of Geospatial Data and Technologies in Immunization ProgramsGuidance providing a non-technical introduction to the role of geospatial data and technologies in immunization … Downloaddocumentspecifications-standards-protocolsother
Starter kit - Unlimited Access to Esri’s e-Learning
Starter kit – Unlimited Access to Esri’s e-LearningStarter kit guiding new users on how to access Esri’s e-Learning and benefit from all … Downloaddocumentgeospatial-technologiesother
Starter kit - Survey123 for ArcGIS
Starter kit – Survey123 for ArcGISStarter kit guiding new users on how to use Survey123 for ArcGIS to create electronic … Downloaddocumentgeospatial-technologiesother
Starter kit - ArcMap 10.5 and Associated Extensions (Single use with authorization code)
Starter kit – ArcMap 10.5 and Associated Extensions (Single use with authorization code)Starter kit guiding new users on how to install and use of ArcMap and associated … Downloaddocumentgeospatial-technologiesother
Starter kit - Health GeoLab Collaborative ArcGIS Online platform
Starter kit – Health GeoLab Collaborative ArcGIS Online platformStarter kit guiding new users in their discovery of the Health GeoLab Collaborative (HGLC) ArcGIS … Downloaddocumentgeospatial-technologiesother
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 2.6 Distributing, using, and updating the data: 2.6.1 Creating thematic maps using desktop GIS software
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 2.6 Distributing, using, and updating the data: 2.6.1 Creating thematic maps using desktop GIS softwareGuidance describing the components of a good thematic map and the process to be followed … Downloaddocumentspecifications-standards-protocolsother
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 2.4 Creating geospatial data: 2.4.2 Collecting data in the field
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 2.4 Creating geospatial data: 2.4.2 Collecting data in the fieldGuidance describing the steps in collecting data in the field to fill geospatial data gaps … Downloaddocumentspecifications-standards-protocolsother
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 2.2 Defining the vocabulary, the data set specifications, and the ground reference
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 2.2 Defining the vocabulary, the data set specifications, and the ground referenceGuidance describing the next steps in the geospatial data management cycle: defining the vocabulary to … Downloaddocumentspecifications-standards-protocolsother
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 2.1 Documenting the process and defining the data needs
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 2.1 Documenting the process and defining the data needsGuidance describing the first two steps of the geospatial data management cycle: documenting the process … Downloaddocumentspecifications-standards-protocolsother
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 1 - Introduction to the data-information-knowledge-decision continuum and the geospatial data management cycle
Guidance for the management and use of geospatial data and technologies in health: Part 1 – Introduction to the data-information-knowledge-decision continuum and the geospatial data management cycleGuidance describing the link between the data-information-knowledge-decision continuum and geospatial data management and providing an … Downloaddocumentspecifications-standards-protocolsother
Health Information System master plan 2016-2020
Health Information System master plan 2016-2020Master plan being implemented by the Ministry of Health of Cambodia over the 2016-2020 period … Downloaddocumentstrategy-plan-visioncambodia