– global healthsites mapping project

The Global Healthsites Mapping Project is an initiative to create an online map of every health facility in the world and make the details of each location easily accessible.

When a natural disaster or disease outbreak occurs there is a rush to establish accurate health care location data that can be used to support people on the ground. This has been demonstrated by events such as the Haiti earthquake and the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. As a result valuable time is wasted establishing accurate and accessible baseline data. establishes this data and the tools necessary to upload, manage and make the data easily accessible.