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A GIS primer for public health
Monday, October 19, 2009 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Venue: PHO boardroom


Introduction to geographic information systems (GIS).Public health professionals in all roles are encouraged to come and learn fundamentals of this important technology, with a focus on its value to public health research and practice. 

Some examples of GIS’s many uses will be provided, such as:

  • determining geographic distribution of diseases
  • analyzing spatial and temporal trends
  • mapping populations at risk
  • monitoring diseases and interventions over time

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