The deadline for submission of abstracts for the 14th Congress of AHILA/ AIBSA has been extended to 31 May 2014.
The event will take place in 2014 at Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, 20th-24th October 2014. The main theme is on : ICTs and access to health information and knowledge for building strong knowledge societies for sustainable development in Africa.
Sub themes are :
. ICTs 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 professioanls: 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 where delegates will review progress amde 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 31st of May 2014.
More information on the AHILA website.
Nigel Palmer Phi