From the International Medical Informatics Association

Medinfo2015 Website Launched –

medinfo2015logoOur colleagues from the Medinfo2015 Local Organising Committee and the Brazilian Health Informatics Association (SBIS – Sociedade Brasileira de Informática em Saúde) are pleased to announce the launch of the Medinfo2015 website –

MEDINFO 2015: eHealth enabled Health – The 15th World Congress on Medical Informatics will be held in São Paulo city, Brazil, from 19th to 23th August, 2015. It will be the first time that Latin America will host a Medinfo conference.

Please note the event dates and venue, and the important 2014 dates relating to submissions for Medinfo2015. The website will be updated with further information in the coming weeks and months.

The SPC co-chairs Fernando Martin Sanchez (Australia) and Kaija Saranto (Finland) look forward to receiving your submissions in due course.

You can also follow/interact via Twitter (@MedInfo2015) and on Facebook (  Other social media interaction channels will be announced in due course.

March 13, 2014 Posted by | Brazil, conference, education, medinfo, Medinfo2015 | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IMIA-LAC Leadership Changes

IMIA-LAC (IMIA Latin America and Caribbean) leaders and members held their AGM during Medinfo2010 in Cape Town, South Africa. The new Board, elected for the period 2010-2013, comprises:

Dr. Carola Hullin Lucay Cossio, President (Chile);
Dr. Amado Espinosa, Secretary (Mexico);
Dr. Osmán Arguello, Treasurer (Venezuela).

Further information on IMIA-LAC activities (primarily in Spanish), including events, Working Groups, and membership, is at

October 11, 2010 Posted by | IMIA, IMIA-LAC, Latin America, region | , , | Leave a comment

XII Brazilian Health Informatics Conference; October 18-22, 2010

The XII Brazilian Health Informatics Conference (CBIS) will take place on October 18-22, 2010 at the Porto de Galinhas Beach in Pernambuco, Brazil.

CBIS will present updates on recent developments in information technology and communications in the healthcare system in Brazil and other countries. Participants are welcome to discuss alternatives to further develop the use of information technology in the healthcare system.

Further information is on the conference website at

XII Congresso Brasileiro de Informática em Saúde – CBIS ocorrerá entre 18 e 22 de Outubro de 2010, em Porto de Galinhas, Pernambuco.
CBIS tem como objetivo apresentar o estado atual do desenvolvimento das tecnologias da informação e das comunicações em saúde no Brasil e no mundo, e discutir os melhores caminhos para sua utilização no Brasil visando contribuir para um sistema de saúde mais integral e de qualidade.

April 29, 2010 Posted by | conference, education | , , , , | Leave a comment