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HELINA Board members

  President:  Dr. Tom Oluoch President elect: Dr. Frances Baaba Da-Costa Vroom  Secretary:  Steven Wanyee Treasurer: Dr. Innocent Nanan Past-President: Dr. Ghislain Kouematchoua Tchuitcheu 

Conference committees

A. Central LOC Prof. Muna Walinjom – LOC Chair Prof. Djientcheu Vincent – Co-chair Dr. Ghislain Kouematchoua B. International Advisory Panel Prof. Antoine Geissbuhler, IMIA PresidentDr. Sedick Isaacs, HELINA PresidentAmadou Koita, HELINA Vice PresidentDr. Najeeb Al-Shorbaji, Director of the Department of Knowledge Management and Sharing, WHO GenevaProf. Otto Rienhoff, Director of the Department of Medical Informatics, University […]


PS. All activities are at the conference venue: Aurelia Palace, Yaoundé Programm as pdf download Sunday 27th November 2011 09:00 – 16:00:            HELINA Strategic Roadmap Workshop (to be confirmed) 11:00 – 16:00             Registration    16:15 – 17:15             General Assembly of the Cameroonian Health Informatics Society 17:30 – 19:00:            HELINA Executive Board meeting   Monday 28th November […]


Handouts (PDFs) for the HELINA 2011 Conference provided below the respective session as the handouts are available. Day1: 2011.28.11 Session 1 Implémentation de la Téléneurologie  au Cameroun (Dr. Alain Nguento) Ethical issues in telemedicine -SOCIM HELINA 11-2011 (Walinjom FT Muna MD) HELINA2011 Kouematchoua Koegni-eHealth (G. Kouematchoua Tchuitcheu) JCIM-HELINA, Geissbuhler La télémedecine en ophtalmologie National roll […]


HELINA arose out of the First International Working Conference on Health Informatics in Africa, HELINA’93, held in Ile-Ife, Nigeria, in 19-23 April 1993, organized by OAU-NG and UEF-FI under the auspices of IMIA. In the closing session of HELINA’93, it was proposed that this successful conference should be periodically organised and along the lines of […]


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.


HELINA subscribes in full with the IMIA vision which is that there will be a world-wide systems approach for healthcare.  Clinicians, researchers, patients and people in general will be supported by informatics tools, processes and behaviours that make it easy to do the right thing, in the right way, at the right time to improve […]


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.