GIS helps ensure health services for HIV patients

Kimberly Brouwer, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine in the Division of Global Public Health at UC San Diego, and her team, is developing a GIS model to measure HIV/AIDS clustering and recommend better distribution of health services. In an effort to inform public health intervention, she is exploring social and environmental factors affecting disease transmission and risk behaviors.

Source: www.lajollalight.com

Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern. sachiye@vertices.com

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