Google Fusion Tables is an interactive, web-based interface through Google that merges data into one online data set that can be easily displayed as charts and overlaid on Google Maps. In the context of health, Google Fusion Tables merges health data that can be easily viewed as charts and then linked with health facility longitude and latitude coordinate data. This application is best used for rapid assessment of data.
Before using the Google Fusion Tables application you must have:
1. Google Chrome Internet browser. Click here to download Chrome onto your computer.
2. Google (or GMail) account. Click here to create a free Google account.
Online video tutorials
These videos are meant to be used in conjunction with the manual above. They follow an example using mock data and publicly available Antenatal Care Sentinel Surveillance data from Mpumalanga Province in South Africa.
Before starting the videos, download this data and the necessary KML mapping file from the list below:
Click here to watch all videos as a series or select individual topics from the list below.