From the International Medical Informatics Association

HELINA Conference 2011 Update – Yaoundé, Cameroon

The HELINA 2011 conference “Health Information Systems: Scaling up solutions to transform healthcare delivery in Africa” – the 7th Health Informatics in Africa Conference – will take place on 28th – 30th November 2011 at Hôtel Aurelia Palace, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Updated information is available on the conference website at

Full papers of accepted abstracts can be uploaded on the conference management tool available at until November 4th 2011.

The website also has information on the tentative programme, hotels close to the conference venue, and other practical information for participants.

A tutorial in Health Information System and Electronic Health Records is planned on the second day of the conference (Tuesday 29th November 2011) with:
– Dr. Rosemary Foster,
– Dr. Ghislain Kouematchoua,
– Dr. Christopher Seebregts and
– Dr. Sven Abraham.

During the tutorial, a live demonstration of the Open Medical records system OpenMRS will be provided by:
– Pascal Brandt (Jembi Health Information System, South Africa) and
– Patrick Tchakounte (Koegni-eHealth Innovation for Development e.V. Germany).

For further information, see the HELINA wbsite or contact:

November 1, 2011 - Posted by | Africa, conference, education, HELINA, IMIA | , , , , ,

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