News and Analysis
More than 18,000 maps have been distributed by the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Customer Operations Directorate’s Mapping Customer Operations Division to support the effort to contain the Ebola virus in West Africa.
A historical tour through health mapping from WHYY's new health, science and innovation program, The Pulse.
Sterilization as Birth Control
The Washington Post looked at worldwide use of sterilization for women and men after the recent deaths in India due to these procedures.
Sterilization is the most widespread form of birth control in the world, but it is...Read more
Several hundred users and potential users of GIS gathered to explore the role of the technology in healthcare and human services at the Esri Health GIS Conference. While change was in the air, challenges related to working together and finding and using quality data in analyses...Read more
US Heart Disease Risk Map
Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looked at medical data of nearly 300,000 people ages 30 to 74, to estimate people's risk of developing heart disease over the next 10 years. The risk was calculated by...Read more