The event will take place in 2014 at Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania from 20th -24th October, 2014. The main theme is on:
ICTs, Access to c and Knowledge: building strong knowledge societies for sustainable development in Africa.
The sub-themes are:
- ICT’s and health information and knowledge management systems for sustainable development
- Health information literacy and information behaviour
- Social media networking and dissemination of health information and knowledge: its contribution to creating knowledge societies
- Capacity building of Health Information Professionals: the role of LIS education in AfricaCapacity building of Health Information Professionals: the role of LIS education in Africa
The Congress will incorporate the 2nd HIFA International Conference (Healthcare Information For All, HIFA.org), where delegates will review progress made since the launch of HIFA at AHILA 10 (Mombasa, Kenya, 2006) and ways forward to accelerate progress towards Healthcare Information For All in Africa and worldwide.
The deadline for abstracts (maximum 500 words in English) is 1st of May 2014