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Mapping and Visualization in Epidemiology and Public Health using GIS and Remote Sensing Technologies

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On-Site / Training
Ended last Jan 27, 2023
USD  950.00


Health is a very sensitive sector in any economy. Most countries economic development is anchored in health sector. Due to the sector continued complexity and multi-faceted nature that warrant huge work in research, monitoring and evaluation, well-chosen and implementable monitoring and evaluation tools and techniques are inevitable. Such skills are useful in ensuring that health sector projects and programmes are implemented as designed and planned. Geographical information Systems have become an essential tool for planning, resource management and decision making. The ability of GIS to store, retrieve, analyze model and map spatial data has enhanced its application. Geographic information systems are used in health sector. This course aims at equipping the learners with knowledge to use GIS tools to visualize indicators in health, explore spatial data and analyze maps to communicate information and make decisions.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

•     Use GIS as monitoring tool for projects and programmes activities in health sector.

•     Familiarize with spatial data availability

•     Appreciate the role of spatial data infrastructure (SDI) in health sector

•     Use participatory GIS (PGIS) at community level

•     Conduct public health related data modeling using GIS

•     Collect data using Mobile data gathering tools

•     Integrate GIS within new and existing activities in health.

Who should enroll?

The course is useful for professionals who use spatial data as part of their work and who need to make decisions from such data. Such professionals include: public health M & E practitioners, health programmes managers and students among others.



Jan 23, 2023 - Jan 27, 2023
Weekdays 08:00 AM — 05:00 PM
No. of Days: 5
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VITAL EXTRA LEARNING AND CONSULTANCY is a registered consultancy firm with its Head Office in Abuja, Nigeria. It is one of the emerging providers of competency development and learning solutions for career advancement for professionals. We provide strategic consulting services for both professionals and corporate organizations.  We design and offer trainings and consultancy services to both public and private sectors, including non-profit organizations.

Our brand, VEL® an abbreviation for “Vital Extra Learning” has also extended its services to other countries in Africa, particularly in Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa. We are also working to expand our operations in other parts of the world through collaborations and partnerships with other training and consulting firms in the United Kingdom (UK), United States (US), Germany, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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