Mapping the future of disease in New Zealand

Mapping the future of disease in New Zealand

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New Zealand: Crown Research Institute, New Zealand, has launched a new site-Health Analysis & Information For Action (HAIFA), comprising of a number of resources to help central, regional and local authorities to plan ahead for how disease dynamics will change in a warming future. On this site, is a web-based map interface which displays disease projections at a 5×5 km scale across New Zealand for infectious diseases (cryptosporidiosis, meningococcal disease, influenza, Ross River and dengue fevers) under different greenhouse gas emission scenarios overtime.

The site also includes a number of resources and tools to assess water and disease vulnerability for communities.

Source: Sciencemediacentre