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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
The International Charter on Space and Major Disasters was activated on 9 October to tackle ebola. It was the first time the international collaboration of space agencies that provides free satellite imagery and data had been triggered in response to a disease outbreak....Read more
UK Satellites Tapped to Fight Ebola
For the first time UK satellites are now being used to help respond to the disease after they were activated by the International Charter for Space and Major Disaster.
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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...Read more