Announcements

Publication Date: 03 January 2014     


HELINA 2014

7 – 11 March 2015
ISSER Conference Centre, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

Conference Theme

Informatics for Universal Health Coverage in Africa: From Point of Care Systems to National Strategies

NOTICE OF HELINA 2014 CONFERENCE

With regard to the notice of postponement of the HELINA 2014 conference due to the ban on international conference in Ghana as part of measures to prevent the outbreak of Ebola in Ghana, we are happy to announce to the community that the ban has come to an end. In view of this, the HELINA and GHIA Council would like to announce that the HELINA 2014 conference will be held in Accra, Ghana at the University of Ghana, ISSER Conference Centre from March 7 – 11, 2015.

With regard to this new development the organizers of HELINA 2014 are pleased to announce that the conference fees remain unchanged.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Accra.  Thank you so much for your understanding.

Conference Fees

IMIA / HELINA / GHIA members

150.00 USD

NON-MEMBERS

200.00 USD

Students (Excluding PhD Students)

30.00 USD

Package (IMIA/HELINA/GHIA members)*

750.00 USD

Package (NON-MEMBERS)*

800.00 USD

*Package includes conference fee, accommodation and meals.

 

Important date

Registration Opened

Until February 27, 2015

Notification of acceptance of submissions

January 9, 2015

Camera-ready paper deadline

February 16, 2015

Conference

March 7 - 11, 2015

Contact: hcs@helina-online.org

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Publication Date: 25 August 2014      

NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF HELINA 2014 CONFERENCE 

HELINA 2014 Conference 

Due to the outbreak of Ebola in the West Africa region and as part of measures to prevent the outbreak of Ebola in Ghana; the Government of Ghana on Thursday August 14, 2014 has placed a three month ban on all international conferences and gatherings in the Country. In view of this uncontrollable circumstance HELINA and GHIA Council would like to announce the postponement of this year conference, initially scheduled from 11-15 October, 2014 to March 7-11 March, 2015. 

With regard to this new development the organizers of HELINA 2014 are pleased to extend the invitation for original submissions that address the use of informatics or computer sciences for universal health coverage in Africa in the following categories:

• Full research papers (completed research with mature results) with 5 to 8 pages
• Work in progress papers with 5 to 8 pages
• Experience presentations or “case studies” (reports of health informatics or e-Health implementations and lessons learned) (1 page abstract)

Submissions can be prepared either in English or French and must not have been proposed to other symposia or journals. The submission deadline is therefore extended to 16 November 2014.
We are sincerely apologized if this change might affect your plan; we will immediately inform you of any new development for your prompt action and participation.

Thank you so much for your understanding.