From the International Medical Informatics Association

April Events Highlights – MEAHI and EFMI Conferences

Two important regional conferences take place in April, 2013 – the 4th Middle East Conference on Healthcare Informatics, to be held in Dubai, UAE on 22-24 April – and the EFMI Special Topic Conference (STC), to be held in Prague, Czech Republic, on 17-19 April. Please watch for further updates here, or on the event websites, as they draw closer. We encourage colleagues to attend these events.

The 4th Middle East Conference on Healthcare Informatics – Dubai, UAE: The conference theme is “Applied Health Informatics: A Regional Trend or a Priority?” and this event 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. In addition to the conference itself, which features keynote talks, peer-reviewed papers, workshops and other activity, there will be the MEAHI General Assembly meeting and the launch of the MEAHI Nursing Informatics group. Registration for the event is still open.

Information on the conference and associated activities is on the MEAHI website, and there will be important updates in the next week or two. A Facebook event page is available at

UPDATE, 15 APRIL: The MEAHI General Assembly meeting will be held on 23 April (4.20-6pm) at the Crowne Plaza Deira Hotel, Dubai, UAE. The conference programme is available on the MEAHI website –!conference-program/clhv

The EFMI STC 2013 – Prague, Czech Republic: The Czech Society of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Informatics and the European Federation of Medical Informatics (EFMI) are pleased to invite you to participate in the next EFMI Special Topic Conference (STC) “Data and Knowledge for Medical Decision Support”. It will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, on April 17 – 19, 2013. Keynote speakers are Prof. Marion Ball and Prof. Jan van Bemmel.

Conference registration is open, and the preliminary programme is available on the conference website – see

April 2, 2013 - Posted by | conference, EFMI, Europe, IMIA, MEAHI | , , , , , ,

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