[OSGeo Africa] Health Care Facilities

Adi Eyal adi at burgercom.co.za
Sat Jun 22 05:32:51 PDT 2013

Very nice. What would be cool is the ability to add namespaced
attributes. Perhaps I would like to share some sort of information,
e.g. number of doctors on duty, that might not be of interest to
everyone but would still be useful to store in a public place.


On 21 June 2013 15:27, Grant Slater <openstreetmap at firefishy.com> wrote:
> 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)
> http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/search.php?q=Groote+Schuur+Hospital
> Regards
>  Grant
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