[Talk-ht] PAHO Medical Facilities
jgc at arkemie.com
Wed Feb 3 16:42:09 GMT 2010
But there is no "amenity=..." anymore ? Only
(I thought it would be "amenity=dispensary".)
Kate Chapman a écrit :
> Karl: Your suggestions make sense. I changed to
> health_facility:organisation and source:health_facility.
> Jean-Guilhem: you are right I made a dispensary tag instead. Thank you.
> I apologize for not putting this in the bulk import area of the wiki
> it did not occur to me it was a bulk import because the data really
> needs to be gone through by hand. Though since it technically is an
> import it should be noted somewhere.
> Thanks everyone for your suggestions, if anyone wants edit capability
> for the github repo let me know and I can do that.
> On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 6:05 AM, Karl Guggisberg
> <karl.guggisberg at guggis.ch> wrote:
>> two questions regarding tagging in the current OSM files
>> * could we replace the currently used "organisation" tag with
>> "operator"? Quote from the OSM Map Features list:
>> "The operator tag can be used to name a company or corporation who's
>> responsible for a certain object or who operates it."
>> Alternatively, could we replace "organisation" with
>> * could we replace "source" with "source:health_facility"? OSM objects
>> in Haiti now are based on different sources. We have tmaintain
>> attributions for image sources, public maps, and other datasets (Sahana).
>> Am 03.02.2010 08:07, schrieb Kate Chapman:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I converted the PAHO medical facilities data into OSM format.
>>> http://github.com/wonderchook/PAHO_to_OSM. I also included the rules
>>> file. If anyone needs files in another format or anything let me
>>> I chunked it up into 26 files so people could work on it. The tags
>>> associated with each facility are ones that are important to WHO/PAHO.
>>> We want to make sure we include data that is going to be important to
>>> these organizations. They are willing to contribute data back to us
>>> from the ground, but we need to include information that relates to
>>> humanitarian efforts. In my experience working with this data there
>>> have been many circumstances where the OSM positional accuracy is
>>> better, something to keep in mind when resolving the discrepancies
>>> between the two datasets.
>>> The most important information is the health_facility:paho_id that is
>>> the universal ID for medical facilities in Haiti and will allow OSM
>>> data to interact more easily with other systems.
>>> This is our first attempt at using the Humanitarian OSM tags in the
>>> wild: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Tags
>>> We made every attempt to continue to use already existing tags. The
>>> wiki might need to be cleaned up a bit to match what is in the .osm
>>> To summarize:
>>> 1. We want OSM to be the source of this type of data
>>> 2. In order to be the source we need to include info of importance to NGOs
>>> 3. Yes the Humanitarian Tags are a draft but we need to start somewhere.
>>> 4. If there is something drastically wrong let me know and we'll
>>> figure out how to fix it.
>>> I saw emails flying by regarding workflow I'm not sure the best way to
>>> figure out who is working on what.
>>> Thanks for all your assistance and hardwork.
>>> Kate Chapman
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