GIS Capacity Building Project: Annual Highlights Reports

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Each year, the GIS Highlights Report showcases a few maps from the current cohort of health departments participating in the GIS Capacity Building Program. The maps demonstrate how GIS is being used for the surveillance, prevention, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other chronic diseases.

Browse the most recent Highlights Report to see:

  • Maps created by health department participants to address chronic disease priorities.
  • Key points and a short description for each map.
  • A list of health department staff who participated in the GIS Capacity Building Project.

Click here to view GIS Highlights Reports from previous years.

The GIS Capacity Building Project:

Click here to learn more about Building GIS Capacity for Chronic Disease Surveillance.

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