MEASURE GIS Working Group Meeting, March 2014

MEASURE Evaluation and The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program hosted the annual MEASURE GIS Working group meeting on March 4, 2014.

MEASURE Evaluation and The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program hosted the annual MEASURE GIS Working group meeting on March 4, 2014, at the ICF International I Street Conference Center. Individuals from funding agencies, NGOs, implementing partners, and universities attended. The topic this year was The Evolution of GIS for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation in Global Health over the Past Five Years. At the meeting, participants discussed the current context around use of GIS in the health sector and approaches to address key challenge facing the field. See the Meeting Summary.

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Presentations

Geographic Approach: Building Geospatial Capacity for an Agency

Tiffany Holland, GeoCenter, USAID/OST

 

Timothy Herzog and Qiyang Xu, The World Bank


World-Wide Human Geography Data Working Group Update

Terri Ryan and Kyle Taduran, Booz Allen Hamilton



Building Capacity in Partner Countries: Training and Tools and Resources

Josh Colston, MEASURE DHS

 

Spatial Data for Health: What’s Changed in Terms of Availability and Quality?

Nate Heard, HIU/Dept of State


Generating Capacity for Using GIS Data in Malawi

Christian Peratsakis, AidData (web demo)

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