About Health Geographical Information System
A geographic information system (GIS) lets us visualize, question, analyze, and interpret data to understand relationships, patterns, and trends. A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present spatial or geographic data. GIS-based maps and visualizations greatly assist in understanding situations and in storytelling. They are a type of language that improves communication between different teams, departments, disciplines, professional fields, organizations, and the public.
Health Geographical Information
System (HGIS) is to be developed as a tool for micro level planning
and program implementation in the health sector in the state. GIS
will help process and manage a range of health related data
including population, infrastructure, disease profile, facilities,
health personnel etc. geographical boundary wise. They can be used
for a wide variety of applications at the disaggregated level for a
number of users and stakeholders. It will provide the required MIS
data along with the maps of different boundaries chosen. All the
health based information can interpreted on GIS which will further
used to analyse, decision support to Health Management, capacity
development, resource and fund allocation, besides information
based real-time Web GIS Application in health System.
Health Geographical Information System (HGIS) will provide platform to host and launch GIS database on Website with secured access, while strengthening Data Resource Centre, DGMH in its functionality and operation at one side and equip administration with power tool in monitoring, planning, managing & monitorial control to expedite the Health Services in entire Uttar Pradesh.
DRC, DGMH would be responsible for developing the interface system and when complete will be submitted to the developed for the purpose of updating and maintenance. All GIS based database will be created, rectified, registered and complied by HGIS professionals and would be hosted on website with due permission with authority from stage by stage. HGIS will responsible to manipulate as well as to update the relevant & crucial GIS data base for whole state of Uttar Pradesh from time to time or as and when required.