Volume 86, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



This review provides details on the role of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in current dengue surveillance systems and focuses on the application of open access GIS technology to emphasize its importance in developing countries, where the dengue burden is greatest. It also advocates for increased international collaboration in transboundary disease surveillance to confront the emerging global challenge of dengue.


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  • Received : 18 Oct 2011
  • Accepted : 27 Jan 2012
  • Published online : 01 May 2012

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