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Moving Towards Health Equity with GIS

Posted by cchurch on

June 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Many factors play into health equity: access to healthy foods, quality healthcare, jobs, community support, and social determinants of health among others. The opioid and homelessness epidemics are two issues that many communities face and often affect the same populations, further exacerbating the issues. Given the number of stakeholders and emotions involved, being able to visualize and make data-driven decisions is essential, which is where geographic information systems (GIS) comes in. Knowing where to place treatment options to be more effective can make the difference between a series of disparate tactics and leading with a solid strategy.


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