We can all recognize that the role geography plays in executing an effective public health response is critical. Understanding how to apply location-based thinking enhances preparedness and response efforts.
Posts Tagged: Public Health
GIS and public health go hand-in-hand in creating healthy and safe communities. Public health professionals can use a number of basic GIS tools to enhance their work.
Countries around the world are looking to strengthen their health workforce.
In June 2018 at the AWS Public Sector Summit, AWS convened the first technology-focused Opioid Crisis Council, where stakeholders from across public sector and industry who play key roles in addressing the opioid epidemic gathered to identify common challenges and explore disruptive solutions.
In an online training, panelists explained how GIS can amplify an agency’s strategy for handling and preventing health emergencies with limited resources.
Public health preparedness staff need a collection of foundational data, supported by GIS, on an enterprise platform, that is ready to go when a disaster strikes.
President-elect Trump’s proposed legislations will have an effect on functions and priorities of public health and public safety agencies.
Donald Trump’s presidency brings along with it a Republican majority in the House and Senate, concern over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the impact of his presidency on global and public health
Let’s take a look at just a few ways Pokémon Go could have an impact on our work in the government arena.
How do people make the most of conferences they attend? I decided to ask my friends and colleagues for their insight and here are some of the great tips they offered.