Helina 2015


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

    Need help registering or finding a hotel, contact the LOC on +233-261-867-225 or by email at