How do you ‘do’ Health Geography? Here are examples of some health geography projects I have worked on.
Conflict and Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) – Quantitative Research and spatial analysis examining the impact of conflict on sleeping sickness (or HAT) throughout sub-Saharan Africa
Mapping HIV/AIDS and TB service organizations in Kenya – Collecting data on community based organizations working on HIV, AIDS and TB within Kenya with Ushahidi and the Kenya AIDS NGOS Consortium
Map Kibera – Training and mentoring young people in Kibera on health services mapping, including data collection and participatory mapping techniques
Voice of Kibera – A Project of Map Kibera aggregating and mapping local citizen reports, community media and other relevant news and information
Map Mathare – Base mapping of Mathare Valley, mapping water and sanitation features, working with communities to integrate mapping in planning and advocacy activities.