[OSGeo Africa] Health Care Facilities

Grant Slater openstreetmap at firefishy.com
Fri Jun 21 06:27:24 PDT 2013

On 21 June 2013 11:57, Adi Eyal <adi at burgercom.co.za> wrote:
> If you have the energy - you would be doing a great public service by
> collating all this information and releasing it as open database.

OpenStreetMap [OSM] is doing just that. Disclosure: I am an OSM mapper
and part of the core sysadmin team.
We have over 1400 "mappers" who have contributed data in South Africa.
We always appreciate more help.

I hacked up this Overpass Query ("SQL" service for OSM data) to demo:
 All hospitals (in OSM) in the Western Cape: http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/on

OSM has many exciting service...
eg: geocoding (forward and reverse)


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