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WMS (Web Map Service) Server for geo-spatial information: Developement for emergency case management?

December 18, 2009 - 00:40 -- Usa Lek-Uthai

Develop a mobile rapid data collection and referral systems and to update emergency and severity patients and also priority of disaster information’s on a server in real time has been recognized.

Recently, mobile devices such as PDA, Mobile Phones, GPS, which can be connected each other easily, are becoming available in the market. Internet connection through mobile phone is available (such as GPRS). The development of a WMS (Web Map Service) Server for geo-spatial information sharing is interesting.


Open Access | The use of mobile phone data for the estimation of the travel patterns and imported Plasmodium falciparum rates among Zanzibar residents

December 14, 2009 - 11:57 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Andrew J Tatem, Youliang Qiu, David L Smith, Oliver Sabot, Abdullah S Ali, Bruno Moonen
Malaria Journal 2009, 8:287 (10 December 2009)

In combination with spatial data on malaria endemicity and transmission models, movement patterns derived from phone records can inform on the likely sources and rates of malaria importation.

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