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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    Sedick Isaacs Award - 2014 Call for Nominations Open Until 15 August (

    The Sedick Isaacs Award is a newly-inaugurated IMIA Award that recognises the lasting contribution made to health and medical informatics in Africa by Dr Sedick Isaacs. It is an IMIA award, funded by IMIA and administered jointly by IMIA and HELINA. Nominations should be submitted no later than 15 August, 2014. See

    IMIA Yearbook 2014 - First Papers Available Online, Free, Open Access (

    The first papers of the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics 2014 are now available. The seven papers currently available include Reinhold Haux's 'IMIA Award of Excellence' paper, a commentary from five colleagues, as well as an editorial and keynote paper from Riccardo Bellazzi on the 2014 theme of Big Data - Smart Health Strategies

    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.
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    Peter Murray, IMIA CEO; 23 July, 2014