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Type: Journal article
Title: Geographical information systems for dengue surveillance
Author: Duncombe, J.
Clements, A.
Hu, W.
Weinstein, P.
Ritchie, S.
Espino, F.
Citation: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2012; 86(5):753-755
Publisher: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Issue Date: 2012
ISSN: 0002-9637
1476-1645
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Jennifer Duncombe, Archie Clements, Wenbiao Hu, Philip Weinstein, Scott Ritchie and Fe Esperanza Espino
Abstract: This review provides details on the role of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in current dengue surveillance systems and focuses on the application of open access GIS technology to emphasize its importance in developing countries, where the dengue burden is greatest. It also advocates for increased international collaboration in transboundary disease surveillance to confront the emerging global challenge of dengue.
Keywords: Dengue; Population Surveillance
Description: Review
Rights: Copyright © 2012 by The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
RMID: 0030024664
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.2012.11-0650
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