The IMIA Vision

    The International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) is the world body for health and biomedical informatics. As an 'association of associations', IMIA acts as a bridging organisation, bringing together the constituent organisations and their members. IMIA provides leadership and expertise to the multidisciplinary, health focused community and to policy makers, to enable the transformation of healthcare in accord with the world-wide vision of improving the health of the world population.

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    APAMI2014 Conference; IMIA GA2014 Meeting

    The APAMI2014 conference will be held on 01-02 November, 2014 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India. Full information including registration and accommodation options are at There will be an IAMI (Indian Association for Medical Informatics) pre-conference on 30-31 October at All India Institute for Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
    The IMIA Board will meet on 30 October and the IMIA General Assembly on 31 October, in conjunction with APAMI2014 and at the India Habitat Centre; these meetings are both by invitation only, which will be sent to eligible participants.
    APAMI2014 Flyer (2MB)   APAMI2014 Brochure (2MB)

    Medinfo2015 - Less Than One Year Away Now (

    Information will be continuously updated on the Medinfo2015 website -
    - and through IMIA's website and social media channels. We ask all IMIA members and colleagues to help promote the event and encourage them to submit materials and attend.
    For submissions, go to:  In addition to submitting your work, we encourage you to sign up as a reviewer.
    Important deadlines:
    Full Paper, Student Paper, Vision Paper, Poster submissions  15 December 2014
    Panel, Tutorial, Workshop and Demo submissions                   15 January 2015

    Postponement of HELINA2014 Conference (Ghana) (

    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 placed a three month ban on all international conferences and gatherings in the Country. In view of this uncontrollable circumstance HELINA and GHIA Council announce the postponement of this year's conference, initially scheduled from 11-15 October 2014, to 7-11 March 2015.

    IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics 2014 Published (

    The IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics 2014 has been published, and is available from the website of Schattauer, our publisher. See

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    Peter Murray, IMIA CEO; 20 October, 2014