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Conference committees

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A. Central LOC

Prof. Muna Walinjom – LOC Chair 
Prof. Djientcheu Vincent – Co-chair 
Dr. Ghislain Kouematchoua

B. International Advisory Panel

Prof. Antoine Geissbuhler, IMIA President
Dr. Sedick Isaacs, HELINA President
Amadou Koita, HELINA Vice President
Dr. Najeeb Al-Shorbaji, Director of the Department of Knowledge Management and Sharing, WHO Geneva
Prof. Otto Rienhoff, Director of the Department of Medical Informatics, University of Goettingen
Pr MEISSA TOURE
Pr KWANKAM YUNKAP
Pr Maurice TCHUENTE
Dr. Lyn Hanmer, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
Dr. Line Kleinebreil, Université Numérique Francophone Mondiale

C. Scientific Program Committee

Chair: Prof. Samuel Kingue, University of Yaoundé, Cameroon
Co-Chair: Prof. Maurice Mars, Head of Telehealth Department, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
Rapporteurs: 
Prof. Mikko Korpela, University of Eastern Finland, Finland 
Prof NKO’O Samuel, University of Yaoundé, Cameroon
Prof TANGHA, University of Yaoundé, Cameroon 
Dr NDEH NINGO, University of Yaoundé, Cameroon
Pr KOM Martin, University of Yaoundé, Cameroon

Track A: Health Informatics and the Private Sector

  1. Prof. Mikko Korpela, University of Eastern Finland, Finland (Co-chair)
    2)    Prof Jorn Braa, Norway
    3)    Dr. Christopher Seebregts, Medical Research Council, South Africa
    4)    Dr. Honest Kimaro, University of Dar Es Salam, Tanzania
    5)    Dr. Retha de la Harpe, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

Track B: Health Informatics Research and Implementation 

  1. Dr. Andrew Kanter, Columbia University, NY, US (Co-chair)
    2)    Prof. Dalenca Pottas, Director School of Information and Communication Technology, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    3)    Prof. Charles Safran, Harvard Medical School, US 
    4)    Dr. Check Oumar Bagayoko, College of Medicine and Centre of Expertise and Research in Telemedicine and Health, Mali
    5)    Christopher Bailey, WHO (Geneva)
    6)    Pr Maurice TCHUENTE, University of Yaoundé 1

Track C: Health Informatics design and education

1)    Prof. Abimbola Soriyan, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria (Co-chair)
2)    Dr. Lyn Hanmer, MRC Cape Town 
3)    Prof. Maurice Mars, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
4)    Dr. Shedden Masupe, University of Botswana, Botswana
5)    Dr. Ghislain Kouematchoua, Koegni – eHealth for Innovation and Development
6)    Dr. Hamish Fraser, Havard University, Boston, US

Track D: Health Informatics in the Public Sector – Policy, universal health coverage, finance, and insurance

  1. Prof. Yunkap Kwankam, Global eHealth Consultant (Co-chair)
    2)    Dr. Wokia Kumase, University of Western Ontario London, Canada
    3)    Dr. Sedick Isaacs
    4)    Dr. Rosemary Foster, Medical Research Council, South Africa
    5)    Getachew Sahlu, WHO (Geneva)