Today’s Story: Geospatial Analysis of Malaria Indicator Survey Data in Sierra Leone
Today we travel to West Africa where Catholic Relief Services and Johns Hopkins University conducted a study to assess prevalence, prevention, and control efforts of malaria in Sierra Leone.
At Esri UC, you will hear from how the team gathered data using mobile devices, then used ArcGIS Online to visualize the data. They used point density tools and choropleths to compare prevalence of malaria, preventative approaches, and access to health facilities across the country. With that information at hand, and easy to share, the team was able to demonstrate to stakeholders the effectiveness of preventative measures. This talk is part of the moderated paper session: GIS for Developing Healthy Societies and Environments.
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