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Geospatial Health

Geospatial Health is the official journal of the International Society of Geospatial Health (www.GnosisGIS.org).

The journal was founded in 2006 at the University of Naples Federico II by Giuseppe Cringoli, John B. Malone, Robert Bergquist and Laura Rinaldi. The focus of the journal is on all aspects of the application of geographical information systems, remote sensing, global positioning systems, spatial statistics and other geospatial tools in human and veterinary health. The journal publishes two issues per year.


Vol 9, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Making regional facility location decisions: the example of Hospital do Oeste Norte, Portugal
Authors
Jorge Gonçalves, J. Antunes Ferreira, Beatriz Condessa
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.1 | Abstract views: 208
1-6
A new multidimensional population health indicator for policy makers: absolute level, inequality and spatial clustering - an empirical application using global sub-national infant mortality data
Authors
Benn K.D. Sartorius, Kurt Sartorius
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.2 | Abstract views: 71
7-26
Disease mapping and spatio-temporal analysis: importance of expected-case computation criteria
Authors
Gonzalo López-Abente, Nuria Aragonés, Javier García-Pérez, Pablo Fernández- Navarro
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.3 | Abstract views: 122
27-35
The influence of the built environment on outcomes from a “walking school bus study”: a cross-sectional analysis using geographical information systems
Authors
Nicolas M. Oreskovic, Jeff Blossom, Alyssa I. Robinson, Minghua L. Chen, Doris K. Uscanga, Jason A. Mendoza
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.4 | Abstract views: 41
37-44
Building obesity in Canada: understanding the individual- and neighbourhood-level determinants using a multi-level approach
Authors
Theodora Pouliou, Susan J. Elliott, Antonio Paez, K. Bruce Newbold
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.5 | Abstract views: 47
45-55
Application of global positioning system methods for the study of obesity and hypertension risk among low-income housing residents in New York City: a spatial feasibility study
Authors
Dustin T. Duncan, Seann D. Regan, Donna Shelley, Kristen Day, Ryan R. Ruff, Maliyhah Al-Bayan, Brian Elbel
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.6 | Abstract views: 46
57-70
A methodology for combining multiple commercial data sources to improve measurement of the food and alcohol environment: applications of geographical information systems
Authors
Dara D. Mendez, Jessica Duell, Sarah Reiser, Deborah Martin, Robert Gradeck, Anthony Fabio
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.7 | Abstract views: 50
71-96
Geographic disparities of asthma prevalence in south-western United States of America
Authors
Lung-Chang Chien, Hasanat Alamgir
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.8 | Abstract views: 51
97-108
The spatial and seasonal distribution of Bulinus truncatus, Bulinus forskalii and Biomphalaria pfeifferi, the intermediate host snails of schistosomiasis, in N’Djamena, Chad
Authors
Wendelin Moser, Helena Greter, Christian Schindler, Fiona Allan, Bongo N. R. Ngandolo, Daugla D. Moto, Jürg Utzinger, Jakob Zinsstag
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.9 | Abstract views: 56
109-118
Mosquito habitat and dengue risk potential in Kenya: alternative methods to traditional risk mapping techniques
Authors
David F. Attaway, Kathryn H. Jacobsen, Allan Falconer, Germana Manca, Lauren Rosenshein Bennett, Nigel M. Waters
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.10 | Abstract views: 62
119-130
Spatio-temporal patterns of dengue in Malaysia: combining address and sub-district level
Authors
Cheong Y. Ling, Oliver Gruebner, Alexander Krämer, Tobia Lakes
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.11 | Abstract views: 76
131-140
Geographical distribution of the association between El Niño South Oscillation and dengue fever in the Americas: a continental analysis using geographical information system-based techniques
Authors
Marcos C. Ferreira
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.12 | Abstract views: 36
141-151
Landscape, demographic and climatic associations with human West Nile virus occurrence regionally in 2012 in the United States of America
Authors
John P. DeGroote, Ramanathan Sugumaran, Mark Ecker
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.13 | Abstract views: 42
153-168
Elimination of malaria due to Plasmodium vivax in central part of the People’s Republic of China: analysis and prediction based on modelling
Authors
Zhao Chen, Liang Shi, Xiao-Nong Zhou, Zhi-Gui Xia, Robert Bergquist, Qing-Wu Jiang
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.14 | Abstract views: 30
169-177
Environmental modelling of visceral leishmaniasis by susceptibility-mapping using neural networks: a case study in north-western Iran
Authors
Mohammadreza Rajabi, Ali Mansourian, Petter Pilesjö, Ahad Bazmani
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.15 | Abstract views: 228
179-191
Ecological niche model of Phlebotomus perniciosus, the main vector of canine leishmaniasis in north-eastern Italy
Authors
Manuela Signorini, Rudi Cassini, Michele Drigo, Antonio Frangipane di Regalbono, Mario Pietrobelli, Fabrizio Montarsi, Anna-Sofie Stensgaard
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.16 | Abstract views: 66
193-201
A determination of the spatial concordance between Lyme disease incidence and habitat probability of its primary vector Ixodes scapularis (black-legged tick)
Authors
Samuel F. Atkinson, Sahotra Sarkar, Aldo Aviña, Jim A. Schuermann, Phillip Williamson
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.17 | Abstract views: 43
203-212
Using geographical information system for spatial evaluation of canine extruded disc herniation
Authors
Constantin Daraban, Carla Murino, Giuseppe Marzatico, Giuseppina Mennonna, Gerardo Fatone, Luigi Auletta, Fabiana Micieli, Vasile Vulpe, Leonardo Meomartino
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.18 | Abstract views: 47
213-220
Potential for spread of the white-nose fungus (Pseudogymnoascus destructans) in the Americas: use of Maxent and NicheA to assure strict model transference
Authors
Luis E. Escobar, Andrés Lira-Noriega, Gonzalo Medina-Vogel, A. Townsend Peterson
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.19 | Abstract views: 57
221-229
Relationship between altitude and lithium in groundwater in the United States of America: results of a 1992-2003 study
Authors
Rebekah S. Huber, Namkug Kim, Carl E. Renshaw, Perry F. Renshaw, Douglas G. Kondo
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.20 | Abstract views: 38
231-235
Health risk assessment along the wastewater and faecal sludge management and reuse chain of Kampala, Uganda: a visualization
Authors
Samuel Fuhrimann, Mirko S. Winkler, Pierre H.H. Schneeberger, Charles B. Niwagaba, Joseph Buwule, Mohammed Babu, Kate Medlicott, Jürg Utzinger, Guéladio Cissé
DOI: 10.4081/gh.2014.21 | Abstract views: 175
241-245


 

 

Geospatial Health [pISSN 1827-1987 - eISSN 1970-7096] is an Open Access, peer-reviewed journal published online by PAGEPress®, Pavia, Italy. All credits and honors to PKP for their OJS.
 
 
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