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HELINA 2014 NEWSLETTER

HELINA 2014 NEWSLETTER

 

The HELINA CONFERENCE is few days away. This 2014 conference is hosted by the Ghana Health Informatics Association (GHIA) at the University of Ghana, ISSER conference Center from March 7 to March 11. 

HELINA and GHIA council have the pleasure to inform the cherish community especially those who have not yet registered or yet to paid the conference fee that registration and payment are still possible at the conference venue.

 

We wish to also bring to the notice of the community that Saturday 07 and Sunday 8 March 2015 will be dedicated to tutorial sessions: Big Data Analytics and Data Mining on March 7 and Health Information System & Interoperability – Example of Open-Source HIS incl. interoperability with other information systems, SNOMED CT Tutorial – Example of a Framework for HIS Semantic Interoperability and Event of HELINA and INDEHELA “Developing Health Informatics Education and Training: building Africa’s capacity for caring Education: driving force and capacity builder for the future of Health Informatics in Africa” on Sunday 8. Detailed information available at http://conf.helina-online.org/index.php/2014/oct2014

 

To register for the mentioned tutorial and event please send a mail to hcs@helina-online.org  specifying the session of interest.

 

See you in Accra-Ghana.

 

See detailed conference programme on:

http://conf.helina-online.org/index.php/2014/oct2014/announcement/view/23

 

Register for the conference online at http://conf.helina-online.org/index.php/2014/index/

 

Need help registering or finding a hotel, contact the LOC on +233-261-867-225 or by email at hcs@helina-online.org

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Helina 2015

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HELINA 2015      

7th – 11th March, 2015

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Upcoming conference

The Health Informatics in Africa (HELINA) and the Ghana Health Informatics Association (GHIA) are pleased to inform the community that the HELINA 2014 Conference will take place in Accra from 7th to 11th March, 2015 at the ISSER Conference Centre, University of Ghana.

 


 

 

  

Organisational support

This year’s conference is supported by the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), the Ghana Ministry of Health, the Ghana National Health Insurance Authority, Ghana Ministry of Communication, Ghana Medical Association, Christian Health Association, Ghana Health Service, Ghana AIDS Commission[GD1] , the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO), and Koegni-eHealth Innovation for Development.

 


  

 

Programme Highlights

Gala and networking night on 9th March, 2015

Current Innovations in Heath Informatics research and practice from Africa

Dedicated session on Health Informatics Education in Africa

Keynote Speeche

“The emergence of clinical terminology in healthcare” Don Sweete, CEO, International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO), Executive Secretary of the Ghana National Health Insurance Company

Final conference programme will be available on Tuesday 17 February 2015. Information will be posted on the conference website

 


  

 

Pre-conference Events

  • Big Data and Data Mining Tutorial on 7th March, 2015
  • Health Information System and Interoperability – Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine-Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) tutorial on 8th March, 2015
  • Registration

    Register for the conference online at http://conf.helina-online.org/index.php/2014/index/

    Need help registering or finding a hotel, contact the LOC on +233-261-867-225 or by email at hcs@helina-online.org

AVIS DE CONFÉRENCE HELINA 2014

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HELINA 2014

 

7 – 11 Mars 2015

 
Centre de conférence ISSER, Université du Ghana, Accra, Ghana

 

Thème de la conférence

 

Informatics for Universal Health Coverage in Africa: From Point of Care Systems to National Strategies

 

AVIS DE CONFÉRENCE HELINA 2014

 

En ce qui concerne l’avis de report de la conférence HELINA 2014 en raison de l’interdiction de la conférence internationale au Ghana dans le cadre de mesures visant à prévenir l’épidémie d’Ebola au Ghana, nous sommes heureux d’annoncer à la communauté que l’interdiction a été levée. Compte tenu de cela, le Conseil HELINA et GHIA voudrait annoncer que la conférence HELINA 2014 se tiendra à Accra, au Ghana à l’Université du Ghana, Centre de conférences ISSER du 7 au 11 Mars 2015.

En ce qui concerne ce nouveau développement, les organisateurs de HELINA 2014 sont heureux d’annoncer que les frais d’inscription restent inchangés.

Nous sommes impatients de vous voir à Accra.

 

Merci beaucoup pour votre compréhension.

 

Frais d’inscription

 

Membres IMIA / HELINA / GHIA

150.00 USD

NON-MEMBRES

200.00 USD

Etudiants (sauf doctorants)

30.00 USD

Forfait (membres IMIA/HELINA/GHIA)*

750.00 USD

Forfait (NON-MEMBRES)*

800.00 USD

* Le forfait comprend les frais de conférence, l’hébergement et les repas.

 

Dates importantes

 

Inscriptions ouvertes

Jusqu’au 27 Février 2015

Notification d’acceptation des soumissions

9 Janvier 2015

Date limite pour les articles prêts à imprimer

16 Février 2015

Conférence

7 – 11 Mars 2015

Contact: hcs@helina-online.org

NOTICE OF HELINA 2014 CONFERENCE

*** Apologies if you receive multiple copies of this announcement ***

 

HELINA 2014

 

7 – 11 March 2015

 
ISSER Conference Centre, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

 

Conference Theme

 

Informatics for Universal Health Coverage in Africa: From Point of Care Systems to National Strategies

 

NOTICE OF HELINA 2014 CONFERENCE

 

With regard to the notice of postponement of the HELINA 2014 conference due to the ban on international conference in Ghana as part of measures to prevent the outbreak of Ebola in Ghana, we are happy to announce to the community that the ban has come to an end. In view of this, the HELINA and GHIA Council would like to announce that the HELINA 2014 conference will be held in Accra, Ghana at the University of Ghana, ISSER Conference Centre from March 7 – 11, 2015

 

With regard to this new development the organizers of HELINA 2014 are pleased to announce that the conference fees remain unchanged.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Accra. 

  

Thank you so much for your understanding.

 

Conference Fees

 

IMIA / HELINA / GHIA members

150.00 USD

NON-MEMBERS

200.00 USD

Students (Excluding PhD Students)

30.00 USD

Package (IMIA/HELINA/GHIA members)*

750.00 USD

Package (NON-MEMBERS)*

800.00 USD

*Package includes conference fee, accommodation and meals.

 

Important date

 

Registration Opened

Until February 27, 2015

Notification of acceptance of submissions

January 9, 2015

Camera-ready paper deadline

February 16, 2015

Conference

March 7 – 11, 2015

 

  

Contact: hcs@helina-online.org