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: Submission Deadline Extended to 30 April (

    Submissions are still open for the APAMI2014 conference. See for full information and updates. Information on abstract submission is available at and the page for submission of the abstracts is at  The deadline for Abstract Submission is now 30 April 2014.

    Medinfo2015 Website Launched -

    MEDINFO 2015: eHealth enabled Health - The 15th World Congress on Medical Informatics will be held in São Paulo city, Brazil, from 19th to 23th August, 2015. It will be the first time that Latin America will host a Medinfo conference.
    Please note the event dates and venue, and the important 2014 dates relating to submissions for Medinfo2015. The website will be updated with further information in the coming weeks and months.
    The SPC co-chairs Fernando Martin Sanchez (Australia) and Kaija Saranto (Finland) look forward to receiving your submissions in due course.
    You can also follow/interact via Twitter (@MedInfo2015) and on Facebook (


    IMIA Monthly Newsletter, April 2014

    The latest IMIA monthly newsletter (Issue 60, April 2014) is available at All official IMIA GA members/representatives, and other colleagues on our mailing lists, should have received this; please let us know if you have not.

    IMIA News is available at
    Peter Murray, IMIA CEO; 14 April, 2014