From the International Medical Informatics Association

IMIA General Assembly

The IMIA General Assembly meeting was held in Cape Town, South Africa on 12 September, 2010. It was a very successful event, and extremely well attended; many thanks to everyone who was there. The photo below is courtesy of Jacob Hofdjk. More of Jacob’s photos are available >>>

Among the highlights from the GA – Honorary Fellowship of IMIA was awarded to Reinhold Haux and Sedick Isaacs (the latter was formally presented at the Medinfo2010 Opening Ceremony); Hyeoun-Ae Park was confirmed for a second term as IMIA VP for WG/SIG; the new IMIA Statutes were approved; and four new IMIA Member Societies were accepted, ie Chilean Health Informatics Society (Asociación Chilena de Informática en Salud – ACHISA), Mexican Medical Informatics Association( Asociación Mexicana de Informática Médica), Thai Medical Informatics Association and Togolese Association of Medical Informatics and Telemedicine (ATIM-TELEMED). Further news items will follow.

September 14, 2010 Posted by | Africa, conference, education, IMIA, medinfo2010 | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment