GnosisGIS - The global network of public health and earth scientists dedicated to the development of GeoSPATIAL Health.
The GnosisGIS network organizes scientific meetings, offers training courses, collaborates in research, and publishes the journal of Geospatial Health. Membership is open to health professionals, geoscientists and others who are actively interested in the advancement of geospatial health.
Geospatial health aims to better understand the relationships between people, their health and well-being, changing physical and social environments, and health care delivery systems. Geospatial health converges concepts, knowledge, tools and techniques developed in the public health and the geo-sciences domain
Updated: 13 October 2020
vacancy: PHD candidate covid-19 and water, sanitation and hygiene in schools. implications, challenges, solutions
The global Covid-19 pandemic has revealed the extent to which schools are struggling with the provision of drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). WHO and UNICEF identified a range of hygiene measures needed to be in place for schools to reopen and operate safely. This PhD research aims to create an understanding of the implications of WASH in schools in developing countries. Further information can be found here
Updated: 11 October 2020
vacancy: Tenure track faculty position in Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary
The University of Calgary (UofC), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) is seeking a full-time tenure track faculty position in Veterinary Parasitology at the rank of Assistant Professor.
The successful applicant will focus on establishing an independent, externally funded research program and contribute to Veterinary Parasitology teaching in UCVM. We will consider a variety of research areas and expertise where parasitology is the primary focus. This position offers a range of unique research opportunities. Further information can be found here
Dr. Donal Bisanzio
Landsat Gives Epidemiologists Key Insights
Mar 5, 2020 • We recently had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Donal Bisanzio, a senior epidemiologist with RTI International, about the intersection of epidemiology and remote sensing. Dr. Bisanzio trained as a veterinarian—he earned both a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and a Ph.D in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Turin—before becoming an epidemiologist.
For the full interview see: https://landsat.gsfc.nasa.gov/landsat-gives-epidemiologists-key-insights/
Source: Ernst & Young Global Limited
Coronavirus dashboards that map the spread of COVID-19. Here are some of the more useful dashboards that we have been able to find online. The listing is by no means intended as complete.
Travel award for Mr T.A. Robin, Bagladesh handed over by Prof Laura Rinaldi at the Liverpool Medical Centre, Liverpool, UK September 2019