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[  Following is the provisional scientific programme of HELINA'96.    ]
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Date: Fri, 23 Feb 1996 16:55:11 GMT-0200
From: "Stoffels Shane - Conf. Sec." <[log in to unmask]>
 
HELINA'96 - Provisional Programme
 
 
OPENING CEREMONY
Monday 15 April 1996  08:30 - 10:00
 
Message to the Conference - President's office
National Health Informatics Policies and Strategies: International
    Perspective - Ministry of Health South Africa
Message from IMIA - Prof O Rienhof
Message from the Helina Scientific Programme Committee - Prof R Salamon
 
 
A1: AFRICAN POLICIES, PERSPECTIVES AND STRATEGIES: SESSION 1
Monday 15 April 1996  10:30 - 12:00
 
South African Health Goals, Objectives and Indicators: A Prerequisite for
the NHIS/SA - Department of Health, South Africa
 
L'Impact de L'Information Technologique Dans Les Services de Sante en
Afrique: L'Apport du Centre Regional Africain de Technologie (CRAT) - Mienje
Momo RS
 
Health Informatics in Nigeria: The Way Forward - Adejuyigbe IO, Makanjoula
ROA, Ogunbodede EO, Onayade AA, Soriyan HA, Korpela M
 
 
AFRICAN POLICIES, PERSPECTIVES AND STRATEGIES: SESSION 2
Monday 15 April 1996  13:30 - 15:00
 
The Future Potential of Issues of Health Care - An African Perspective -
Boshoff WH
 
Establishing a Health Information System in Uganda: The Past, The Present
and The Future - Lutalo T
 
Review of the Health Information System in Ethopia - Woldeab M
 
African Perspectives, Policies and Strategy Setting Health Research
Priorities in Kenya - Oduwo RN, Abdullah MS
 
The Importance of Strong Health Informatics Associations for the Development
of Health Informatics - Isaacs S
 
Restructuring Health & Welfare Services in an Information Disadvantaged Area
- De Villiers MC, Crisp NG
 
 
INFORMATICS IN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SURVEILLANCE: SESSION 1
Monday 15 April 1996  13:30 - 15:00
 
Epidemiological Surveillance in South Africa: Strengths, Weaknesses and
Lessons for the Future - Abdool Karim SS, Abdool Karim Q, Dilraj A,
Rustomee R
 
Surveillance - Simply the First Step - Steenkamp M, Van der Spuy, JW
 
The Burajira Rural Health Project: Computerized Epidemiological Surveillance
System in a Rural Setting - Andersson T, Enquselassie F, Byass P
 
Development of a National Nutrition Surveillance System for South Africa -
Taljaard CF, Booysen JJ, De Hoop ME
 
Research Bioethics in the Ugandan Context - Loue S, Okello DO, Kawuma M
 
 
DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS: SESSION 1
Monday 15 April 1996  13:30 - 15:00
 
Knowledge Acquisition for Medical Expert Systems - Du Plessis JP, Tolmie CJ
 
The Use of Knowledge-Based Systems in Medicine in Developing Countries: A
Luxury or a necessity? - Tolmie CJ, Du Plessis, JP
 
Extraction of Rules for Tuberculosis Diagnosis using an Artificial Neural
Network - Viktor HL, Cloete I, Beyers N
 
Comparison of Two Expert Systems for Diagnosis of Sterility - Diniz de Souza
F, Felio da Silva J, Tavares Vinagre EJ, Pinheiro Neto AA
 
Health Care Technology Transfer: Appropriateness of Expert and Information
Systems for Developing Countries - Kahen G, Sayers B McA
 
Development of an HIV Clinical and Research Database for South Africa -
Kanter AS, Spencer DC, Steinberg MH
 
 
NATIONAL, REGIONAL AND DISTRICT HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS: SESSION 1
Monday 15 April 1996  15:30 - 17:00
 
District Level Information Systems: Two Cases from South Africa - Braa J,
Heywood A, Shung King M
 
Systeme National D'Information Sanitaire et Decentralisation. L'Exemple du
Systeme D'Information de Gestion (SIG), Cote D'Ivoire - Ba I, Ladner J,
Lattier R, Aka A, Dro Z, Pepe R, Kouassi M, Dogore R
 
Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) In Nepal: Results of a National
HMIS Baseline Survey: And Implications for Training - Campbell B, Chaulagi
CN, Dangi TB
 
Lessons Learned During the Design and Implementation of a National
Integrated Health Management Information System (HMIS) in Nepal - Acharya
NH, Mool M, Dangi TB, Chaulagai CN, Campbell B
 
Information Technology and the National Cancer Registry of Egypt - El
Hattab O
 
National Health Information System of South Africa: From Conception to
Implementation - Department of Health, South Africa
 
 
DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS: SESSION 2
Monday 15 April 1996  15:30 - 17:00
 
Medical Diagnosis in the Health-2000 Integrated Large-Scale Expert System -
Boyom SF, Kwankam SY, Asoh DA, Siwe F
 
Infection Control in the Intensive Care Unit: Using an Expert System for
Advice in Clinical Decision Making - Schoeman IL
 
Extended Telemedical Consultation Using Arden Syntax Based Decision Support,
Hypertext and WWW-Server Technique - Wigertz O, Karlsson D, Ekdahl C,
Shahsavar N, Gill H, Forsum U
 
Decision Support Systems in Health Care - Walus YE, Ittman H, Hanmer L
 
An Integrative Software Development Method for Healthcare Informatics -
Poppleton M, Gleeson J
 
 
INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL
Monday 15 April 1996  15:30 - 17:00
 
Information Storage and Retrieval: The CD-Rom Technology and its Impact to
Researchers in Health Sciences in Kenya - Kamau N, Ndiritu W
 
Visualisation de L'Information Qualite des Donnees Medicales Distribuees
Spatialement - Faiz S, Nzali JP
 
Onconet Project In Argentina Different Local Access-routes To The National
Cancer Institute's Data Bases - Oliveri N, Stern A, Raijman D, Barengols A,
Yacubsohn V
 
Computer-Based Training and Electronic Publishing in the Health Sector:
Tools, Trends and Perspectives - Schulz S, Klar R
 
Health Informatics and Information Security - von Solms SH
 
The Availability and Accessibility of Health Information in South Africa -
Pienaar E
 
 
PLENARY SESSION 2
Tuesday 16 April 1996  08:30 - 10:00
 
Role of Effective Hospital Information System in a Depressed Economy -
Osunlaja AA, Olabode JA
 
The Changing Need for Information in a Managed Care Environment - Van der
Merwe A
 
Economics of Information Systems/Health Care - Economist
 
Telemedicine and Developing Countries - Mandil S
 
 
NATIONAL, REGIONAL AND DISTRICT HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS: SESSION 2
Tuesday 16 April 1996  10:30 - 12:00
 
National Health Management Information System: Issues of Funding and
Sustenance - Akinde AD, Soriyan HA, Makanjuola ROA
 
A Health and Management Information System for District Development -
Heywood A, Braa J
 
Building a Computerised Health Information System in Mozambique - Newdick
MT, Manave A, Nhantumbo V, Sitoi AV
 
The Importance of Participatory Planning between the Private Sector and
Various Layers of Government Health Authorities in Planning of an NHIS/SA -
Department of Health, South Africa
 
A Review of Current Health Information Systems and Recommendations for an
Integrated Clinical and Managerial Information System with Surveillance and
Research Capabilities - Seftel D
 
Health Care Delivery Information system: A Comparative study of Public
Sector Development between Nigeria and Bangladesh - Williams EE, Rubul Amin
Siddik ABM
 
 
INFORMATICS EDUCATION
Tuesday 16 April 1996  10:30 - 12:00
 
Health Informatics Education: A Course Proposal - Ball MJ & Douglas JV
 
A Philosophy for Health Informatics Education in Developing Countries -
Akinde AD, Adagundo ER, Soriyan HA
 
Health Informatics Education: A national strategy to train 15 000 Regional,
District, Health Facility Staff with follow-up Orientation for 55 000
Community Volunteers in Nepal - Chaulagai CN, Chaudhury SB, Campbell B
 
Supporting Multi-Level Medical Education with Knowledge Based System - King
K, Carstairs M
 
A systems approach to curriculum design for Information Users in Health -
Isaacs S
 
Action Plan for Effective and Wide-Spread Introduction of Informatics to
Health Personnel - Mejabi OV
 
 
PLENARY SESSION 3
Wednesday 17 April 1996  08:30 - 10:00
 
The Hospital Information System of the National Cancer Institute in Cairo
from HELINA'93 to HELINA'96: Evaluation and Lessons Gained - Ibrahim AS
 
Fault Diagnosis for Equipment within an Integrated Large-Scale Expert System
for Management of Health Services in the Tropics - Kwankam YS, Asoh DA,
Boyom SF
 
Informatics in Health: Handle with Caution - Salamon R
 
Experiences of implementing Health Management Information Systems: Ghana and
Nepal - To be confirmed
 
 
INFORMATICS IN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SURVEILLANCE: SESSION 2
Wednesday 17 April 1996  10:30 - 12:00
 
Mozambique's Bes.exe for Epidemiological Surveillance: A first step in the
Transition from Paper to Computer at Provincial Level - Black JFP &
Barreto A
 
Utilisation D'un Systeme D'information Geographique Minimal Gerer Les
Donnees Epidemiologiques Du Programme De Lutte Contre L'Onchocercose en
Afrique De L'Ouest - Alley ES, Outtara M, Toe, R, Back C, Remme JHF
 
Informatique en Surveillance et Recherche Epidemiologique: Experience du
Projet D'Appui a la Surveillance Epidemiologique (Pase) en Afrique de
L'Ouest - Catraye J, Viens P, Kane F, Ouedraogo L
 
Aids Surveillance in South Africa - Swanevelder JP
 
Towards a South African Demographic and Health Survey - Department of
Health, South Africa
 
 
HOSPITAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Wednesday 17 April 1996  10:30 - 12:00
 
Health Informatics in the Developing Countries: Experience of the National
Cancer Institute, Cairo University - El Hattab O, Ibrahim AS
 
User Attitudes to a Heritage Hospital Information System - Isaacs S, Lakay D
 
Le Systeme D'Information Hospitalier (SIH) Au Centre Hospitalier de Kigali,
Kigali (Rwanda): Modalites et Resultats, 1993 - Ladner J, Kagame A,
Bazubagira A, Batungwanayo J, Van Goethem C, Taelman H
 
Health Information System in Egbado District of Ogun State in Nigeria -
Olabode BS, Olusanya AA
 
Information Security in Medical Information Systems - Eloff JHP
 
The Synopsis of Central and Local Information Systems in the Hospital
Environment - Theory and Reality - Sauter K
 
 
CLINICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Wednesday 17 April 1996  13h30 - 15h00
 
The Surveillance and Assessment of Maternal & Child Health Services
Developing a Framework - McCoy D, Jacobs M, Wigton A
 
Informatics and Oncology Nursing in the Context of a Developing Country:
Experience of the National Cancer Institute, Cairo - El Kateb NM
 
The Elements of an Integrated Information System - van Biljon A
 
 
PRIMARY HEALTH CARE INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Wednesday 17 April 1996  13:30 - 15:00
 
Management Information Systems for Primary Health Care: Critical Questions
and lessons learned from MIS design and application in Ghana - Campbell B,
Heywood A, Adjei S
 
Health Information for Primary Health Care - Venter T
 
An Overview of Toxicological Information Resources with Emphasis on their
Applicability to Primary Health Care - Miller V
 
Integration et Rationalisation des Actions D'Information, Education et
Communication Pour La Sant, (L.E.C.) En Guinee-Bissau - Lefait JF, Umpeca JP
 
A Bottom up Approach to Developing a Primary Health Care Information System
in Kwazulu Natal - Connolly C, Knight S
 
 
NETWORKING AND COMMUNICATION
Wednesday 17 April 1996  13:30 - 15:00
 
Internetworking: Your link to the World - Adewusi BA, Udeh PN
 
Interconnectivity: Information Management and Accessibility in Africa -
Eyitayo SA, Akhigbe OO
 
Se Rio: un Outil au Service de L'information Biomedicale et Sanitaire en
Afrique - Gozo KR
 
Healthnet Zimbabwe - Borland R
 
Secure Communication of Health Information using the Internet and World Wide
Web - von Solms SH
 
Fundamentals of Modern Telemedicine in Africa (FOMTA) - Adeyinka MB
 
Information Networking and Communication: The Case of Healthnet Kenya -
Mathai M
 
 
CLOSING CEREMONY
Wednesday 17 April 1996  15h30 - 17h00
 
The role of informatics in medical education - "Place de l'informatique dans
l'euseignement medical eu Afrique" - Professor Auguste Kadio, Dean of The
Faculty of Medicine of Abidjan (Ivory Coast)
 
Ethics and Health information systems - Health ethicist
 
The way forward for Health Informatics in Africa - WHO: S Mandil
 
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