Report From CINC/CNNIC Conferences and APAMI – Beijing, China; 25-27 October, 2013
Our colleague Professor Ying Wu, PhD, RN, ACNP, Dean of the School of Nursing, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China and President, APAMI, reports on the events recently held in Beijing. Her full report is available here, and the highlights include:
The first China National Nursing Informatics Conference (CNNIC) was jointly held with the 2nd Capital International Nursing Conference (CINC) from October 25th to 27th, 2013, in Beijing, China. The theme of this convention was “Translational Research, Evidence-based Practice, and Securing Health”. On October 25th, along with the opening ceremony for the conferences, a celebration of the 20th anniversary for APAMI was held, to recall the establishment of the organisation and achievements that have been made within APAMI over the past 20 years.
During the ceremony, Minister Assistant of Ministry of Education Huiqing Lin, Deputy Director of Medical Affairs, Hospital Authority (HA) National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of the People’s Republic of China, Dr. Jun Zhou, IMIA Vice-President and President-elect Dr. Hyeoun-Ae Park, CMIA President Dr. Shuqian Luo, President of Chinese Nursing Association Dr. Xiuhua Li, and other delegates also delivered remarks about the future development of the nursing profession in China, and expressed their support in the area of health informatics.
Almost five hundred people attended the conference. 43 oral and 110 poster presentations, including abstracts in the field of health and nursing informatics, were shared with attendees and distinguished guests and scholars from the US, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Indonesia, and China who participated in this global convention.
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