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Why Spatial Matters in Disease Containment & Prevention

In this webinar, you learn how Spatial Data Science is used in epidemiology research and how spatial components can affect public health. You can watch the recorded webinar at: https://go.carto.com/webinars/spatial-analysis-health-covid19-recorded

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Why Spatial Matters in Disease Containment & Prevention

  1. 1. Why Spatial Matters in Disease Containment & Prevention Follow @CARTO on Twitter
  2. 2. CARTO — Unlock the power of spatial analysis Introductions Paula Moraga Lecturer in Statistics at University of Bath Andy South Research Associate at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Chigozie Edson Utazi Senior Research Fellow at University of Southampton
  3. 3. CARTO — Unlock the power of spatial analysis How did you end up working in spatial analysis & epidemiology?
  4. 4. CARTO — Unlock the power of spatial analysis
  5. 5. CARTO — Unlock the power of spatial analysis
  6. 6. CARTO — Unlock the power of spatial analysis Mapping childhood vaccination coverage in low- and middle-income countries using household survey data
  7. 7. CARTO — Unlock the power of spatial analysis When a new virus emerges this fast, how does academia react fast enough?
  8. 8. How do researchers like yourself interact with industry & government to inform policy? Researchers Governments Industry World Health Organization
  9. 9. CARTO — Unlock the power of spatial analysis Which kinds of tools, coding languages, libraries do you use to carry out the analysis & visualize results?
  10. 10. What kinds of data can be used in your research? Human Mobility Road Traffic Demographics Housing POIs Environmental Global Boundaries Financial Open Data CRM / Customer Data Loyalty Data Satellite Imagery
  11. 11. CARTO — Unlock the power of spatial analysis Have you seen apps like #Coronamadrid being used successfully in other countries to gather data?
  12. 12. CARTO — Unlock the power of spatial analysis How important is data journalism to your work? How do you work with data journalists?
  13. 13. Need to visualize the results of your COVID-19 analysis? Grants are available. Free access to our platform.
  14. 14. Thanks for listening! Any questions? Apply for your grant today - carto.com/grants Follow @CARTO on Twitter Or email us hello@carto.com

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