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View the documentThe Present State of GIS and Future Trends
View the documentGeographical Information Systems (GIS) from a Health Perspective
View the documentSpatial and Temporal Analysis of Epidemiological Data
View the documentToward a Rural Information System
View the documentA GIS Approach to the Determination of Catchment Populations around Local Health Facilities in Developing Countries
View the documentGIS Management Tools for the Control of Tropical Diseases : Applications in Botswana, Senegal, and Morocco
View the documentThe Use of Low-Cost Remote Sensing and GIS for Identifying and Monitoring the Environmental Factors Associated with Vector-Borne Disease Transmission
View the documentGeographic Information Systems for the Study and Control of Malaria
View the documentSpatial Analysis of Malaria Risk in an Endemic Region of Sri Lanka
View the documentDiagnostic Features of Malaria Transmission in Nadiad Using Remote Sensing and GIS
View the documentMonitoring Zoonotic Cutaneous Leishmaniasis with GIS
View the documentUse of RAISON for Rural Drinking Water Sources Management
View the documentAppendix 1: Interests, Problems, and Needs of GIS Users in Health:Results of a Small Survey


Proceedings of an International Workshop held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 5-10 September 1994
edited by Don de Savigny and Pandu Wijeyaratne

IDRC - International Development Research Centre Canada

This book is part of the Focus series of the the IDRC - International Development Research Centre. Edited on this cd-rom with permission.

ISBN 0-88936-766-3
At the first health conference to address geographic information systems (GIS), researchers demonstrated that GIS data can be used to show a cause/effect relationship between environmental conditions and health. Case studies demonstrate how GIS can be used to monitor tropical diseases, water quality, environmental toxicology and overall rural health.