From the International Medical Informatics Association

Call to Review Kigali Health Institute Masters in Health Informatics Curriculum

The Kigali Health Institute (KHI), Rwanda, runs the Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSc HI) degree programme under the auspices of the Regional e-Health Centre of Excellence which is based in KHI. The MSc HI programme started in 2011 as an evening programme whereby students attend training sessions after work.

KHI ( has produced a Call for applications to review the MSc in Health Informatics curriculum. The full call is attached here or directly from the KHI website at

The review work is scheduled for completion in October 2013, and interested applicants should contact the following by 16 September:

The Director of Postgraduate Studies, K.H.I (Central Secretariat):
Attention Prof Kato J NJUNWA or by email:
P.O. BOX 3286, KIGALI RWANDA. Tel.:+250 7884 90522

Please direct all queries to KHI, and not to IMIA.

September 4, 2013 Posted by | Africa, education, miscellany | , | Leave a comment

Dutch Society for Health Care Informatics Conference, November 2013

mic30Our colleague Ronald Cornet writes: The Dutch Society for Health Care Informatics (VMBI) is organising its 30th annual Medical Informatics Conference (MIC). It will be held on November 21st and 22nd, at NH Koningshof Hotel, Veldhoven (near Eindhoven) in The Netherlands. The theme of this year’s conference is “Better care with less”.

MIC is an annual conference, organized alternately in The Netherlands and Belgium. It generally brings together an audience of around 700 people for keynotes, presentations, discussion sessions, and a dinner plus social event. This year is not just the 30th anniversary of MIC, as IHE Netherlands will have its 10th annual conference during MIC2013.

MIC2013 is organized by VMBI, in cooperation with their Belgian fellow organization MIM, IHE Netherlands, the Federation of Patients and Consumer Organizations in the Netherlands (NPCF), Dutch Association for Medical Records Administration (NVMA), Association for Informatics and Healthcare (VI&G), and Nurse and Care Informatics (VZI).

More information can be found at (in Dutch)

Twitter: @mic2013nl

More information about the Dutch Society for Health Care Informatics:

September 4, 2013 Posted by | conference, Europe | , , , | Leave a comment