GIS

Mapping of Health Facilities and Services for Policy Decision Making

The Institute for Public Health (IPH) in collaboration with the Health Informatics Center (HIC) is carrying out a mapping study to build a Geographic Information System (GIS) and database for health facilities in Malaysia.  This study aims to develop spatial database in terms of facilities, services and health providers.

On the whole, mapping of the location of health facilitis have been completed and integrated with the database on facilities, services and health providers in the country.  The GIS software used to develop this system is ArcView 10.0.