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GIS in Public Health Practice

1st Edition

Edited by Massimo Craglia, Ravi Maheswaran

CRC Press

320 pages

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Description

Significant advances in the evaluation and use of geographic information have had a major effect on key elements of public health. Strides in mapping technology as well as the availability and accuracy of health information enable public health practitioners to link and analyze data in new ways at international, regional, and even street levels. Th

Table of Contents

Introduction. Disease Mapping and Spatial Analysis. GIS Applications in Communicable Disease Control and Environmental Health Protection. GIS Applications in Health Care Planning and Policy. GIS, Data Protection and E-Governance Issues in Public Health.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED078000
MEDICAL / Public Health
POL017000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TEC036000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems