Inform, educate, and empower
Create awareness amongst communities about various health issues.
Governments at all scales use GIS to plan, measure and improve operations, and guide policy be it for issues related to demography, strata, or larger issues related to climate change, cleanliness or healthcare accessibility. GIS enables you to prioritize and address public health needs with actionable Information.
The University of Canberra developed a first of its kind nation-wide geospatial health indicator framework that connects the previously untapped relationship between health and place. The framework considers factors including lifestyle, community and built environment to paint a clear picture of the nation’s health landscape to influence public health policy across local, state and federal government.