Enhancing Access to Health Information in Africa: research, collaboration and innovation

AHILA Net has announced a call for papers for the above theme at the 13th Congress of the Association for Health Information and Libraries to be held from 15-19 October 2012, at the National Assembly, Praia City, Cape Verde.

Sub-themes are as follows:

  • Global partnerships and access to health information in Africa
  • Empowering end-user access and use of health information
  • The role of ICT in enhancing access to health information in Africa
  • Promoting research among healthcare providers through access to health information
  • Strengthening library and information networks at country level

Abstracts to be sent to dina1982@hotmail.com and copied to the following 2 emails: bsmcec@yahoo.fr AND chipo@itoca.org by 31 May 2012. Full papers by 31 July, 2012.

Registration forms and further information will be available on the AHILA website. Registration fee: 150 USD, AHILA Membership 50 USD.

With apologies for cross posting.

Jean Shaw, Phi.


About jgreigshaw

I work with Partnerships in Health Information which promotes partnership between libraries in Africa and the UK with an emphasis in African leadership. I have visited Kenya, Mali, Uganda and Zambia though Phi has contacts in many more African countries.
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