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GIS-based website to track dengue in Malaysia

Sungai Petani: The Health Ministry, Malaysia has launched the I-Dengue website and application system to provide the public with the latest information on dengue hot spots in the country as well as measures to avoid getting the disease. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the website was developed using remote sensing technology and GIS.

“The website will be updated every week. The government hopes that access to this information will make the fight against the dengue menace more effective, especially to the general public,” he said after opening the National-level Asean Dengue Day 2013 at the Inland Revenue Board hall.

Source: The Borneo Post