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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)?

Saturday, December 3, 2016

New: Deadline has been extended by 1 week to 13th January 2017.

Monday, November 14, 2016

HIFA is delighted to welcome 11 new HIFA Supporting Organisations!
1. African Institute for Development Policy 
2. Association for Good Clinical Practice in Nigeria
3. Asociación Hondureña de Parasitología 
4. Breast Without Spot
5. Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa
5. International Network of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses
6. EUCLID School of Global Health and Bioethics 
7. International Network of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses
8. Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs 

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Many of us have been highly impressed by the work of organisations such as Medical Aid Films, Global Health Media Project, SAWBO and others involved in the production of video health content. With this in mind, the Mobile HIFA Working Group (which is dedicated to issues of mobile phone-based healthcare information for citizens, parents and children) carried out a survey of video content producers.


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