Minor 212 : Advanced Policy Analysis in Health Services and Public Health

S3 | Health Policy, Health Services and
Geography

Wednesday, October 18th, 2016 9:00am-12:00pm

Session Outline

  • Introduction to the use of maps and GIS in health policy and health services analysis
  • Hospital Planning: the case of Le Havre (France)
  • Measuring hospital services accessibility: the case of Delhi (India)
  • Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis: the case of an insurance programme for the poor in Andhra Pradesh (India)
  • Conclusion

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate the importance of understanding maps as media that convey messages/information that can be truncated and that could lead to wrong decisions
  • Assess and discuss the role of maps for measuring health policies outcomes