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Public Health GIS Projects across Ontario
Monday, November 30, 2009 09:00 am to 04:30 pm
Venue: PHO boardroom


The second in our workshop series is a knowledge-sharing opportunity, featuring a cross section of public health-oriented GIS initiatives from across the province. Representatives from the field are invited to present their public health GIS projects to attendees for the purpose of sharing knowledge & techniques, identifying project synergies and broadening smaller regional projects.

The PHO will take this opportunity to present the GIS initiatives in which it is involved, including an Infectious Disease Simulation and a Tuberculosis Surveillance & Communication tool. Presentations will encompass a wide range of GIS applications and specific GIS techniques in order to stimulate ideas, discussion and synergies among the community.

Workshop topics include:

  • Geospatial Surveillance & Communication Of Tuberculosis Genotype Matches: “OUT -TB Web”
  • Real-time Reporting of Hospital ED Data to the Public - Infection Watch Live
  • Spatiotemporal Simulations Of Influenza Activity To Improve Local Planning
  • Ring Maps: A useful visualization technique for Pandemic H1N1
  • Durham Region Health Neighbourhoods
  • Durham Region Health Neighbourhoods
  • Spatial And Temporal Clustering And Risk Factors For Calcium Oxalate Compared To Struvite Uroliths In Dogs
  • Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care GIS Strategy - An Overview
  • Development of a Walkability Surface for Waterloo Region
  • A Method for Aggregating Small Geographic Areas to Manage Re-identification risk

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