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GIS and Public Health: A Guide: Welcome

Resources for GIS and Geocoding in relation to public health

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Elaine Hicks
Elaine R. Hicks, MS/LIS, MPH, MCHES

Research, Education and Public Health Librarian

Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences

1430 Tulane Ave., 8586

New Orleans, LA 70112-2699

tel 504.988.2785

fax 504.988.7417
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GIS plays an essential role in helping public health organizations make decisions. With the powerful tools and solutions that GIS technology brings to the desktop, we can improve understanding of community health needsand design effective interventions. 

Tulane subject guides for population or demographic studies

These subject guides contains links to article databases, statistics, websites and more, which complement population studies, or demographics. 

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