The Geospatial Data and Analysis Center (DAC) recently published several resources about population estimation and how it can be applied to vaccine coverage. Here’s a quick summary:
- In this webinar, Andrew Tatem from WorldPop and the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom speak about different approaches to producing population estimates and the use of Bayesian modeling:
- In another webinar, Dan Hogan of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and Edson Utazi of WorldPop discuss issues around characteristics of vaccination in low and middle income countries:
The article discuss in the webinar is available here.
- Topics of recent articles include denominators used for improved disease surveillance in small area populations, and delineating natural catchment districts in Ghana with a focus on women’s health.
- A series of posts on the ArcGIS blog explain how to use the latest WorldPop population estimates within the geospatial information system (GIS) software, calling it “the future of population data”.
For more information, see the geospatial DAC page.