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Public Health GIS News and Information

Public Health GIS News and Information is a bimonthly, electronic report "dedicated to scientific excellence and advancement in disease control and prevention through the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology."

The report, which began in 1994, provides timely information on a variety of  GIS topics, including technical and outreach assistance; notification of relevant professional meetings, events, and conferences; communication from GIS users; Web developments; and public health GIS literature.

Upcoming reports are available free through the Public Health GIS Users Group listserv and this Web site. To become a listserv member, please e-mail and type subscribe GIS-STATES-EDU in the body of the message. Additionally, the current report, as well as several past issues, can be viewed or downloaded below.

Current Reports
No. 69, March 2006

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Selected topics of interest in this edition include:

bullet graphicCDC/NCHS GIS lecture- April 19, 2006 -on cardiovascular disease mortality, Washington D.C.

bullet graphicReport on the new CDC Director�s Emergency Operations Center (DEOC)

bullet graphicImagery for the Nation: Special initiative of the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC)

bullet graphicNew research and book �Geographic Information Systems and Public Health: Eliminating Perinatal Disparity�

bullet graphicAppendix: Mapping Health Inequalities- Heart Disease Deaths

Past Reports

Other Public Health and GIS Information
Croner, CM. Public Health GIS and the Internet.
Annual Review of Public Health, May 2003, Vol. 24.
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Health Disparities Mapping Series (download available)
CDC Collaborative Research with The Center for Community Solutions (CCS)

This page last reviewed March 07, 2006

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