IMIA ANNOUNCEMENT – INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (IAHS)
We announce with great pleasure, that three of our own; Dr. Ghislain Kouematchoua Tchuitcheu (Cameroon), Prof. Graham Wright(South Africa) and Dr. Lyn Hanmer(South Africa) have been elected as members of the prestigious IMIA International Academy of Health Sciences (IAHS).
The IAHS will serve as an international forum for peers in biomedical and health informatics. The Academy will play an important role in exchanging knowledge, providing education and training, and producing policy documents. Membership of the Academy will be one of the highest honours in the international field of biomedical and health informatics.
Our three African Academy Members have worked extensively in promoting health informatics in the African Region and HELINA is truly proud of them for attaining such a prestigious honour. We look forward to engaging with them further in the promotion of health informatics in Africa.
Members of the Academy will be inducted during the 16th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics (MEDINFO 2017), in Hangzhou, China from the 21st – 25th August, 2017. For more information about the Academy Membership and other members of the Academy from around the world, please visit