Investigación en Geografía de la Salud



    Atlas of Indicators of Heath and Social Welfare in Andalusia Read More
  • AIMA


    Interactive Mortality Atlas for Andalusia Read More
  • ODMA


    Evolution of the Millennium Development Goals in Andalusia Read More
  • AMCA


    Goal of the Mortality Atlas for Andalusian Capital Cities Read More
  • AISE


    Socio-demographic Interactive Atlas for Spain Read More
  • Rurality Index

    Rurality Index

    Rurality index for spanish towns Read More
  • Deprivation Index

    Deprivation Index

    Deprivation index for spanish municipalities Read More
  • Training


    Training in health geography Read More
  • Consultancy


    Consultancy in health geography Read More
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DEMAP is a research group of the Andalusian School of Public Health within the Biomedical Research Institute of Granada. DEMAP comprises specialists in Spatial Epidemiology and Statistics, Information Systems, Public Healthcare and Management of Healthcare Services, with broad experience in Health Geography, ecological designs and analysis of small-area epidemiological case-studies.

DEMAP (Spanish acronym for the group) stands for Spatial Distribution of Morbility and Mortality in Small Areas which is one of the team´s main activities. Sinc 1999, DEMAP has been engaged primarily in three research areas:

           Spatial distribution of health outcomes

           Definitions of new social and demographical indices to characterise and classify geographical areas

           Proposals for methods to analyse small area epidemiological studies

Implementing these research line has enhanced understanding of the social, demographic and healthcare differences that exist between various geographical areas in Spain. The main results achieved are described in the sections publications and products on this web site. The primary goal of the various initiatives underway within DEMAP is o contribute towards new measures that will enhance public health, to monitor achievements and to promote healthcare policies that focus on prevention and planning of health resources.