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Global Healthsites Mapping Project and the Global Healthsites Mapping Project's mission is to help supply governments, NGOs, and the private sector with accurate and up-to-date health facility information. Health facility registers are the building blocks of a well-functioning health information system within a country. Accurate and up-to-date data provides the basic data that helps drive activities like service availability planning, monitoring and evaluation, and disaster risk preparedness.

The data is shared on both and expected a monthly updated on the Humanitarian Data Exchange. Expected update Frequency for now is every month. Read the Healthsites concept note

The datasets are served as nodes (defining points in space) and ways (defining linear features and area boundaries) based on open street map object relations.


Earth Engine Snippet

var node = ee.FeatureCollection("projects/sat-io/open-datasets/health-site-node");
var way = ee.FeatureCollection("projects/sat-io/open-datasets/health-site-way");

Sample code:


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Compiled by : Global Healthsites Mapping Project

Curated by: Samapriya Roy

Keywords: :"Global Healthsites Mapping Project, Healthsites, Health, GLC"

Last updated: 2024-01-16