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1 month 4 weeks ago

It is #WorldHealthDay! For 75 years, WHO has been committed to promoting #HealthForAll & serving the vulnerable. Tell us what health means to you in the comment box below.
#WHO75 👇👇👇

GeoHealth

2 months 4 days ago

In a study of 20 years of data from the NASA/German GRACE and GRACE-FO satellites, two NASA scientists confirmed that major droughts and pluvials — periods of excessive precipitation and water storage on the landscape — have been occurring more often. They also found that the worldwide intensity of these extreme wet and dry events – a metric that combines extent, duration, and severity — is closely linked to global warming.

GeoHealth

2 months 2 weeks ago

Every year 600 Million trees 🌳 are chopped down to make 6 trillion cigarettes. There is only one earth 🌎🌍🌏 - let's protect it by saying NO to tobacco 🚭

GeoHealth

4 months 3 weeks ago

📣📣Registrations are open for the first webinar of 2023 of the "Space4Critical Infrastructure" series on February 7th dedicated to the topic of #health!🛰 www.eurisy.eu/event/space-4-critical-infrastructure-digital-infrastructure-and-health/registration/

GeoHealth

5 months 2 days ago

In a just published litterature "review of Importance of Weather and Environmental Variables in Agent-Based Arbovirus Models", Pascoe et al. conclude that "climatic and environmental factors may influence the arbovirus disease outbreak, transmission, and surveillance. (...) it is crucial to consider the influence of climatic and environmental factors, especially in Africa, where there are limited studies exploring this phenomenon."

GeoHealth

5 months 5 days ago

Nicely designed world maps of mortality rates of communicable and non-communicable diseases in 2019, proposed by Cartoprodig (UMR PRODIG) in their great maps repository (over 400 maps)

www.cartoprodig.cnrs.fr/carte/taux-de-mortalite-par-cause-de-maladies-non-transmissibles-du-total-2019-6/
www.cartoprodig.cnrs.fr/carte/taux-de-mortalite-par-cause-de-maladies-transmissibles-maternelle-perinatale-ou-nutritionnelle-du-total-2019-6/

GeoHealth

6 months 1 week ago

Great News! We will have our first annual online Health Geography Symposium for Emerging Researchers on the 15th of December, 2022!
Anyone in their early career in Health Geography is welcome to join the symposium and present their work in a friendly and supportive online environment.

Submit your abstract by the 30th of November 2022 under
forms.gle/pjgH7gaofvq2DUdTA
Come and join us!

GeoHealth

6 months 2 weeks ago

A new #OneHealth Joint Plan of Action was launched in October 2022 by the Quadripartite – the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH, founded as OIE).

GeoHealth

9 months 1 day ago

Article: interesting perspective on how remote sensing has been used during the Covid pandemic. It highlights that:
• Satellite imagery assisted government, humanitarian and commercial entities in efforts to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
• Satellite imagery contributed to our understanding of COVID-19 epidemiology.
• RS helped measure economic and environmental impacts of the pandemic.
www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352938522000970


Special Issue on “Remote Sensing for Health: from Fine-scale Investigations towards Early-warning Systems” in the Remote Sensing Journal (IF 5.3), with 11 articles published in 2020

GeoHealth Team, IRD-Espace-Dev, IPC