Membership to the Health GeoLab Collaborative is free.

The Collaborative strives to have members representing the full range of stakeholders involved in activities promoting and/or strengthening the use of geospatial data and technologies in the health sector in countries across Asia and the Pacific (government, development partners, private sector, academic institutions and open community).

Any institution or individual based in/having activities in Asia and the Pacific who is sharing the Collaborative’s vision and ready to contribute to its mission can be a member as long as they comply with the following criteria (please look at the Collaborative bylaws for detailed information):

  • Government and development partners:
    • Written expression of interest (can be done from here)
    • Designation of an official focal point
  • Private sector, academic institutions and open community:
    • Written expression of interest (can be done from here)
    • Designation of an official focal point
    • Demonstrated skills and experience regarding the implementation of the HIS geo-enabling framework in countries (in whole or in part).

The following institutions are current members of the Collaborative (individual members can be found on the “Pool of Expertise” page):

 

Government agencies

Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health and Sports of Myanmar

Ministry of Health and Medical Services of Kiribati National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Vietnam National Institute of of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Vietnam

Department of Planning and Health Information, Ministry of Health of Cambodia

 

Development partners

 USAID GeoCenter

Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department

Emergency Response Integration Center UNICEF East Asia & Pacific 

Private sector

Academic institutions

Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU)

Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Population Health, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada

Immunology and Infection Department