Mapping Eye Infections in India with GIS & RS

In a tiny laboratory of the physics department in Lady Doak College, a project is on to map eye infections that cause blindness among children in Pudukottai district. Started last year, the three-year initiative is using the GIS through remote sensing to help predict areas where the infection possibly abounds. The project began when Aravind Eye Hospital started to receive several cases of similar eye infections from a belt of villages in the district.



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I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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