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Geospatial Data Access

Search and Download Geospatial Data Resources available through the Geospatial Map & Data Centre

Recommended Resources:

Scholars GeoPortalAccess and visualize health related geospatial data such as Local Health Integration Networks (LHIN), Community Health Centre Locations and Hospital Locations. Note: Connect to Scholars GeoPortal and browse by ‘Human health and disease’

DMTI Spatial Inc – SMART Program Data Products (access via the GMDC Inventory and Scholars GeoPortal)

Data Sources for Health Research – Public Access

Canadian Health Region Boundary Files – Digital boundary files reflecting health region limits in effect as of December 2007 (ArcView, MapInfo, and ArcInfo formats). Also see Archived Canadian Health Region Boundary Files.

HealthMap is a global disease alert map that brings together disparate data sources to achieve a unified and comprehensive view of the current global state of infectious diseases and their effect on human and animal health. This freely available Web site integrates outbreak data of varying reliability, ranging from news sources (such as Google News) to curated personal accounts (such as ProMED) to validated official alerts (such as World Health Organization).

Open Data Toronto – Health Related Datasets


ESRI Virtual Campus Course Access

Step 1: Select course(s) from the following list: ESRI Virtual Campus Courses

Step 2: Complete request form to access course codes:  Request ESRI Virtual Campus Courses

Recommended Courses for Geography:

Learning ArcGIS Desktop (for ArcGIS 10)