9th Health Informatics in Africa Conference
7 – 11 March 2015
Informatics for Universal Health Coverage in Africa: From Point of Care Systems to National Strategies
The 9th Health Informatics in Africa Conference - HELINA 2014 will take place in Accra, Ghana from the 07th to 11th of March 2015. This year conference is hosted by the Ghana Health Informatics Association (GHIA). HELINA, the Pan African Health Informatics Association, is the African Region of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA).
HELINA stands for Health Informatics in Africa. It is the pan African Health Informatics Association and the Africa Region of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA). HELINA is officially registered under the Malian law.
HELINA arose out of the First International Working Conference on Health Informatics in Africa,
The first ever MEDINFO (the World Conference on Health Informatics of IMIA) hold in Africa
HELINA is a young region created in 1993 and has at present the objective:
to get African countries to develop their National Health Informatics Societies so that they can qualify to join the World of Health Informatics by becoming a member of IMIA. This step will make them automatic members of HELINA.