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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

HIFA Country Representative for Cameroon Didier Demassosso organised a HIFA meeting in Yaounde to celebrate World Health Day. 

Friday, April 14, 2017

HIFA in collaboration with Your Health Matters Ghana (YHMG) created an awareness day in Ghana on the 10th of March, 2017 at the Aviation Social Centre in Accra, Ghana. 

The event was well patronized by stakeholders in the health sector including medical doctors, nurses, health professionals, administrators, corporate organizations, medical and nursing students as well as a significant number of the general public. 

There were lectures on diabetes, hypertension, prostate education and general healthcare information delivery. 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

On the 18th of May at 13:00 GMT, CHIFA will be holding a webinar on Children’s Participation in Action and Learning for Nutrition (PCAAN), a program run by Children for Health in partnership with the Government of Mozambique. This event is free. 


In Mozambique, the dreadful facts are that in some districts, 44% of all children under 5 suffer from chronic malnutrition. This limits the potential of these children and makes them more prone to disease.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Dgroups and HIFA were presented as examples of best practice at the Knowledge for Development Conference at the UN Palais des Nations, Geneva, 3-4 April 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

HIFA will be presenting at the UK–East Africa Health Summit, BMA, London, 22 April 2017. We look forward to see you there!



Wednesday, February 8, 2017

We are delighted to announce that Balogun Stephen Taiye (HIFA Country Representative for Nigeria) has been selected as HIFA Country Representative of the Year 2016 for his energetic presence in promoting HIFA's vision throughout the year.

Monday, February 6, 2017

(with thanks to David Alexander, Photoshare)

The contest has a top prize of US$1,000; the deadline for entries is April 10th, 2017. Enter submissions through Photoshare's online photo submission form, www.photoshare.org/contests

HIFA sponsors the Healthcare Providers category, which focuses on the critical role of health care information and health workers and is recognized with the HIFA Photo Award. 

Monday, January 23, 2017

HIFA Coordinator HIFA, Dr Neil Pakenham-Walsh, talks to eHealth News about HIFA’s vision of enabling universal access to healthcare information. Read online here.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

HIFA (Healthcare Information For All) is seeking collaborators to explore how to increase the availability and use of reliable information on mental health, for the prevention and management of mental illness in low- and middle-income countries - and how to reduce misinformation, myth and stigma.

We have several eminent global mental health professionals among our members. In 2017 we aim to expand the depth and breadth of our discussions in this area. If you have an interest in global mental health, please join us.

Monday, December 19, 2016

The HIFA Access to Health Research working group is supporting a third thematic discussion here on HIFA from 19 December 2016 to 13 January 2017 around the following four questions:

1. How can research be made available in the right language, both for producers as well as consumers of health research?

2. How can we improve access to the full text of research papers?

3. How can we improve access to complementary and derivative publications (eg plain-language summaries, commentaries, policy briefs)?


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