Identification

Name

Fleming GIS Prediction Cholera

Contact people
(1) Gavin Fleming, gfleming@mailbox.co.za
Created

2013-10-22 19:36:46+00:00

Modified

2016-03-23 17:36:57.440831+00:00

Overview

Types
(1) Risk Mapping
Overview

This paper describes an early warning GIS prototype tool that aims to identify favorable preconditions for cholera outbreaks in South Africa. This integrative prediction model is to form part of an approach to reduce the number of cholera cases through multiple inputs.

Question

Where are there favorable conditions for algal blooms and by extension cholera outbreaks in South Africa?

Purpose

Prediction

Scope

Disease and Location

Goals
(1) Early warning
Decision support

No

Based on
Methods
(1) Statistics/Fuzzy logic
Documents
(1) Document Fleming G, van der Merwe M, McFerren G: Fuzzy expert systems and GIS for cholera health risk preā€¦ (2007)
Notes

Application

Diseases
(1) Cholera
Locations
(1) Location South Africa
Status

Utility and readiness

Readiness

Study

Organizations
(1) Organization Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
Role
Compared to model

No

Compared to reality

No

Sensitivity analysis

No

Availability

Adaptation cost

Unknown

Input