Tamil Nadu Government to Use GIS to Track Vector-borne Diseases

…from ChennaiOnline News

“With the number of chikungunya and dengue cases on a high, the government is planning to set up Geographical Information System (GIS) for tracking the vector-borne diseases across the state, Public Health department officials said. “We are planning an Online Disease Surveillance and Prediction System with the help of Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TSCST). Tamil Nadu is the first state in the country to put such a system in operation,” an official told PTI.”