GIS for Disease Surveillance and Monitoring Training

Type:
Training Course
Host:
Versed Professional Services Limited (VPSL)
Date:
10-14 Apr 2017
Location:
Kenya (Nairobi)
Venue:
Versed Professional Services

This course is designed to teach professionals how to use geographic information systems (GIS) to overcome the major challenges faced during various phases of disease outbreak, surveillance and monitoring. Participants will acquire hands-on skills in the use of GIS as a tool to capture, store, analyze, manage, and visualize disease case data that is geographically linked.

Target Audience

The course is targeted at professionals who require knowledge and skills on the use of GIS and remote sensing (RS) in their organization in the field of risk management. Participants are welcome from a broad range of organizations including physical planning, institutions, professionals and private GIS and RS related firms.

Duration

5 days

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the participants will be able to develop a key understanding on the different components of a GIS and the role it can play in solving epidemiological and animal health related problems.

Event Fee and Registration

The training event fee is USD 1050. 

This fee does not cover accommodation and travel logistics. Accommodation and airport pick up can be arranged at an extra cost.

Registration for this course can be completed online at the link below. 


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Keywords

Themes:
Health & Health Facilities, GIS & Mapping, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Epidemic & Pandemic, Insect Infestation
Countries:
Kenya
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