Ecohydrology Seminar Series: Dr. Craig JanesExport this event to calendar

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 — 2:00 PM EST

Using a new-generation satellite imaging system to inform health system planning in the Zambezi flood plain

Presented By Craig Janes

Professor/Director, School of Public Health and Health Systems

University of Waterloo

Abstract

In the seminar we will discuss how the EASA Copernicus Sentinal satellite system can be used for flood prediction and management, with a particular focus on how this information can be used to improve health system performance and public health in the Western Province of Zambia.  I’ll speak mainly to the potential for preventing maternal mortality/morbidity and identifying and controlling malaria hot spots. This is ongoing work, with much still in the planning stage. Brainstorming of particular approaches to implementation and research will be encouraged.

Everyone Welcome. Coffee Provided.

Location 
QNC - Quantum Nano Centre
1501
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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