REVIEW FOR THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTHGIS2009
The world is facing the serious challenge from new emerging diseases such as bird flu and dengue, and also old ones such as AIDS and malaria. A strategy to prevent their emergence is the key to ensure safety. Can we use modern technologies to ensure health for all?
The HealthGIS2009 conference will focus on the use of GIS and related information and communication technologies in the health sector, to explore the various causative factors for diseases, and to delibarate on better planning of health care systems.
The HealthGIS2009 conference will hold key notes, technical sessions, technology shows, sessions on strategic planning, workshops and exhibitions. Policy makers, including ministers, geoinformatics professionals and scientists; medical professionals; geoinformatics industry and solution providers; and decision makers in public health, are welcome to participate in this conference.