[Home ] [Archive]   [ فارسی ]  
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
:: Volume 8, Issue 4 (winter 2011) ::
2011, 8(4): 305-313 Back to browse issues page
GIS & Iran’s Holistic Scientific Map on health domain
MR. Atashnafas , E. Atashnafas
(Corresponding Author) , Aja University of Medical Sciences, Militry Epidemiology Research Center, Tehran, Iran. , m-atashnafas@armyums.ac.ir
Abstract:   (11314 Views)

Introduction: The goal of this article is to describe of the GIS application on health and emphasize on position of GIS in Iranُ s Holistic Scientific Map.

Material & Methods: This article is a review of scientific and applicative studies done by domestic and foreign researchers that explain application of GIS on health domain.

Results: Applications of GIS in community health and epidemiological study includes Crisis management at unexpected events, Spatial analysis in relation to incidence of diseases & environmental risk factors and exposures, Planning & implication of health promotion program based on detection of geographically distribution of diseases and Early detection, evaluation and surveillance related to Bioterrorist Attacks and … Conclusions: Holistic Scientific Map will help to identify priority setting of researches, cooperation of researchers and is a pattern for scientific planning among that on health. GIS is one of the new technologies that would help in easier and more precise collection of health information and facilitating decision - making about health care. Therefore, this domain can be considered by policy makers and health managers.

Keywords: Geographic Information System, Iranُ s Holistic Scientific Map, Health domain
Full-Text [PDF 338 kb]   (2053 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Review | Subject: General Medicine
Received: 2011/06/7
Send email to the article author

Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:

CAPTCHA code


XML   Persian Abstract   Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Atashnafas M, Atashnafas E. GIS & Iran’s Holistic Scientific Map on health domain. Ann Mil Health Sci Res. 2011; 8 (4) :305-313
URL: http://journals.ajaums.ac.ir/article-1-630-en.html


Volume 8, Issue 4 (winter 2011) Back to browse issues page
سالنامه پژوهش علوم سلامت و نظامی Ann Mil Health Sci Res
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.05 seconds with 31 queries by YEKTAWEB 3764