Application of Geographic Information Systems (Gis) in the Selection of Suitable sites for health facilities establishment

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJPH.2013.04.02.Art042

Authors : Ifezue Uchechi Grace


OBJECTIVE: To prepare a report on the application of Geographic Information Systems for the selection of suitable sites/locations for health facilities establishment.

METHOD: Information provided, concerning the application of Geographic information systems in the field of Health care.

CONCLUSION: The potentials and capabilities of Geographic information systems in planning and decision making is widely known as an experimental tool but its real world application is yet to be realised. Geographic information systems can be used effectively as tool for decision making in relation to optimum gainful utilization of available medical resource in various areas.


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