Extending DHIS2 Maps session today at 15:00 (CEST)

Extending DHIS2 Maps session today at 15:00 (CEST)

In DHIS 2.36 you can aggregate data from Google Earth Engine to your own organisation units. This can be very powerful with the detailed population data from WorldPop. We will demonstrate this new feature, and show how data can be downloaded from DHIS2 Maps to advanced GIS tools like QGIS for further analysis. You can also add external map layers to DHIS2, and we will show examples of this feature.

You can post your questions ahead of, during, or after the session. Our speakers will check this thread for questions, and select some for responding to in the session, or follow up after the session has ended. Feel free to respond to other questions or add to them if you have something to follow up with.

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I am using DHIS2 2.35.3. how can the new maps app with the google earth layers?

Hi Derebe, these new layers are only available in DHIS 2.36. You can also download the data directly from WorldPop: https://www.worldpop.org/

Check the day 2 sessions on our YouTube channel about how to analyse the data in QGIS: Webinar: High-level overview of DHIS2 Maps - YouTube

Questions during the session:

From @dmnscar:
\Will the population years be auto-updated or only when DHIS2 is updated? e.g. will 2021 data be shown in v2.36 next year


From @Derebe:
I am using DHIS2 2.35.3. how can the new maps app with the google earth layers?

Answer:
From @Scott:
@Derebe, sorry but the new google earth layers are only available in 2.36. In 2.35 and older there are population layers but they are not disaggregatable by age and sex as Bjørn just showed


From @Derebe:
Can you demonstrate on how to sign up on google earth for first time? I tried this with no avail in 2.35.3

Answer:
From @phil:
@Derebe - as background, did you try following the tutorial here: https://docs.dhis2.org/en/topics/tutorials/google-earth-engine-sign-up.html ?


From @luciafm:
Are these data sets available in Analytics for display in bar and line plots?
referring to the additional google earth layers
for rainfall, it will be good to have CHIRPS (at least for Africa)

Answer:
From @Scott:
@Lucia you can download the data from google earth engine into your dhis2 instance using the GEE data importer app to have the data to be viewed in other analytics (charts, tables, etc) https://apps.dhis2.org/app/f0cd4b99-db98-460d-9d5a-8e526fdf8b50

From @luciafm:
Oh! the disputed layer overlay is very useful!
@Scott: thanks! You gave me the answered I needed. I was wondering whether our WHO GEE app was now falling obsolete or still useful to integrate data into analytics.


From @ssstamba:
Is it possible to have presentations?

Answer:
From @Scott:
@Sajar, the presentation is being recorded and will be uploaded to YouTube. The pdf of the presentation is available on sched - https://thedac2021.sched.com/event/jzzE/extending-dhis2-maps

From @ssstamba:
@Scott is it noted?


From @Guerra-Arias_Maria:
Could you please share the link to the workshop on Maps/GIS on Youtube?

Answer:
From Shurajit:
Here is the playlist for the maps workshop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdhV_kAt-IE&list=PLo6Seh-066RztgX1wRAVjHXP4vgdzFdA0


Answer:
From @Scott:
@INyabuto, the google earth layers are available in the maps app only.

From @austin:
@INyabuto the new Google Earth Engine layers should also display in the Maps plugin on the Dashboard App, however some functionality is only available when opening it in the Maps App!


From @CXL: Carla Xavier Lee
Legends on Dashboard App. I’ve noticed in the previous versions that it only displays when the mouse is on top of it. Is it possible to have the legend displayed on the top of the map?
From @CXL: Carla Xavier Lee
Regarding the legend… maybe left on the user criteria to add or not. But at least have the option.


From @philip27:
Can this work effectively for developing earth map in Liberia?


Video session can be found here: