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GIS for Public Health: Other Resources

A guide to data, methods and other resources to GIS applications in Public Health

Public Health GIS Projects

allows users to visualize and analyze broadband and health data at various administrative levels.  These maps enable detailed study of internet access and health for every county in the United States.  The maps can be used to identify opportunities and gaps in connectivity and care.

Maps on a variety of themes on Public Health in Baltimore.

The Malaria Atlas Project aims to disseminate free, accurate and up-to-date information on malaria and associated topics, organized on a geographical basis.

Dartmouth Atlas Project documents spatial variations in the distributions of medical resources and utilization in the United States. The project uses Medicare data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians.  This research has helped policymakers, the media, health care analysts and others improve their understanding of our health care system and forms the foundation for many of the ongoing efforts to improve health and health systems across America.

The Weekly Influenza Map shows the flu risk each week, by state or Core-Based Statistical Areas a census unit with a population of approximately 50,000 people.   Maps can be downloaded. 

Institutions and Professional Organizations

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