From the International Medical Informatics Association

4th Middle East Conference on Healthcare Informatics: Dubai, UAE – 22-24 April, 2013

The 4th Middle East Conference on Healthcare Informatics, with the theme “Applied Health Informatics: A Regional Trend or a Priority?” will be held on 22 – 24 April 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The event is being organised by the Middle East Association for Health Informatics (MEAHI –, which brings together IMIA members in the region.

Information on the Call for Submissions is on the MEAHI website – the deadline for submissions is 01 March, 2013.

This is the fourth periodical health informatics conference in the Middle East region since October 2002; which is bringing together healthcare professionals and stakeholders from across the Middle East region working at strategic, managerial and operational levels in Governments, Academia, and Industry in healthcare domain. The conference aims to explore further the role of informatics in healthcare , and pragmatic informatics-driven approaches to enhance healthcare quality services based on regional needs and an inspired strategy : “Better Health Through Better Information”. Themes will include ‘From eHealth policy to practice’, education and research, public health informatics, clinical informatics, and nursing informatics.

A Facebook event page is available at

Watch out for further updates in the next few months. IMIA is pleased to support this event and the IMIA Board will be meeting in Dubai in conjunction with the conference.

December 21, 2012 - Posted by | conference, IMIA, MEAHI, region | , , ,

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