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Geographical information systems and tropical medicine

Khan, O A; Davenhall, W; Ali, M; Castillo-Salgado, C; Vazquez-Prokopec, G; Kitron, U; Magalhaes, Ricardo Soares; Clements, Archie


In terms of their applicability to the field of tropical medicine, geographical information systems (GIS) have developed enormously in the last two decades. This article reviews some of the pertinent and representative applications of GIS, including the use of such systems and remote sensing for the mapping of Chagas disease and human helminthiases, the use of GIS in vaccine trials, and the global applications of GIS for health-information management, disease epidemiology, and pandemic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
DOI: 10.1179/136485910X12743554759867


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