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CDC, NACDD, and Rice University Announce New Chronic Disease GIS Virtual Training Series

CEHI is partnering with CDC and NACDD for the 10th year in a row to provide GIS training for state and local health departments. These trainings have equipped health department staff from over 40 states and 41 local health department with a range of GIS skills that support their work towards chronic disease surveillance and prevention. This Fall 2017, CEHI will be hosting a new series of virtual training modules to further build GIS capacity in health departments across the nation.

Report for Building GIS Capacity in State Health Departments Project Phase V is online now

This project brought together the Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI) and State Health Departments in Florida, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina in a collaborative partnership under the advice and guidance of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD).

Click here to learn more about the Project.

GIS Training Alumni Work Featured in Preventing Chronic Disease's GIS Snapshots

CEHI GIS Surveillance training Phase IV alumni have featured work published in Preventing Chronic Disease's GIS Snapshots. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are powerful tools for enhancing the surveillance, prevention, and treatment of chronic diseases. New York’s Division of Chronic Disease Prevention use GIS to identify counties and people at high risk for pre-diabetes.

Preventing Chronic Disease launches GIS Snapshots

map of the state of MN showing burden and level of service

GIS Surveillance training alumnus has work featured in Preventing Chronic Disease's inaguaral GIS Snapshots Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are powerful tools for enhancing the surveillance, prevention, and treatment of chronic diseases. 

Building GIS Capacity Report is Avaliable

Report for Building GIS Capacity in State Health Departments Project Phase IV is online now.

This project brings together the Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI) and HDs in a collaborative partnership under the advice and guidance of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD).

Click here to learn more about the Project.

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