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GIS Health News Weekly: Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks, UASs and Infectious Disease, ACA Mapping

Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks In advance of World Polio Day on October 24, the Global Health program at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has expanded its "Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks Map," adding new data showing how a hostile climate for vaccinators thwarts the eradication of...

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The American Community Survey in Action

Here are a few examples of how Census Bureau statistics from the American Community Survey helps make a difference in local communities.

Putting Geography to Work in Healthcare

Deverick Anderson, MD, an epidemiologist for Duke Medicine, is using a new tool at Duke to hunt down hidden sources of contamination of antibiotic resistant microbes. His target is Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), a dangerous antibiotic-resistant bug that the Centers for...Read more

GIS Health News Weekly: AAG Tackles Mental Health, Mobile Ads for the Doctor’s Office, Ebola Maps

AAG Tackles Mental Health Spearheaded by Beverley Mullings, Kate Parizeau, and Linda Peake, a group of geographers organized a series of sessions at last year’s AAG meeting on mental health issues, established a listserv (MHGEOG-L [at] lists [dot] queensu...Read more

GIS Education News Weekly: NACIS Student Winner, Mental Health, UConn Certificate

NACIS Student Winner Profiled University of Cincinnati geography student Nate Wessel’s new map is a bike enthusiast’s best friend. And, the map [right] won first place in the student come petition at NACIS. Wessel is profiled in a university news...Read more

Data Mashups can Help Answer the World’s Biggest Questions

As the world wakes up to the power of data, we need to start working out how to join up all this information. We need to turn it into meaningful findings that will help us to make changes to the way we live. A new technique is emerging as part of this quest – the data mashup. This...Read more

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