HIFA has more than 20,000 professional members in 180 countries, representing all parts of the global healthcare information system: researchers, journal editors, systematic reviewers, guideline developers, publishers, librairans, information professionals and users of reliable (health professionals, policymakers, patients and individuals).
HIFA members interact 24/7 on six global forums in four languages (English, French, Portuguese, Spanish), sharing experience and expertise to better understand healthcare information needs and how to meet them, and thereby improve quality of healthcare and reduce avoidable suffering and death.
This includes more than 400 volunteers who serve as main steering group; forum steering groups; moderators and catalysts of the forums; social media group; fundraising group; project working groups; and country representatives. Contact email@example.com if you would like to explore possibilities for volunteering with HIFA!
HIFA also has more than 400 supporting organisations who have officially declared their support for the HIFA vision.
HIFA member file exchange
The HIFA forums do not carry attachments. HIFA members may use this page to distribute occasional publications that are not available elsewhere. Documents are held temporarily.
Why did I join HIFA? Video series
Members have many reasons for joining HIFA. Some are personal, others are linked to work or careers.
3. Jackeline Alger, Honduras (English version, November 2018):
2. Jackeline Alger, Honduras (Spanish version, October 2018):
1. Julie Reza, UK/Bangladesh (English, August 2018):