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Using Spatial Analysis and GIS to Improve Planning and Resource Allocation in a Rural District of Bangladesh

Publish Date: June 2019
Author: T A Robin, Marufa Aziz Khan, Nazmul Kabir, Sk Towhidur Rahaman, Afsana Karim, Imteaz Ibne Mannan, Joby George, Iftekhar Rashid

The application of a geographic information system (GIS) in public health is relatively common in Bangladesh. However, the use of GIS for planning, monitoring and decision-making by local-level managers has not been well documented. This assessment explored how effectively local government health managers used maps with spatial data for planning, resource allocation and programme monitoring.

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