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Welcome to

HELINA Conference 2023

Theme: Effective Implementation, Meaningful Use and Sustainability of Digital Health Interventions: The Role of Health Informatics and Imaging Informatics in Africa

Globally, countries are working progressively to improve the health of their populations by working towards the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Digital Health Interventions have been touted as an enabler to achieving the SDG goal 3 which is to ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all.
In a number of ways, the increasing use of digital health has made healthcare more efficient, effective and affordable. Digital health has revolutionized the healthcare landscape globally with an estimated 50% of mobile phone users worldwide using health related apps in 2018.

HELINA 2023 will introduce a dedicated imaging informatics stream to provide opportunities to share research, learn, and collaborate on the role of imaging informatics in Africa


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Deadline Dates


HELINA 2023 seeks to provide a platform for formal research results, use cases, knowledge, and practices to be shared among peers in the region. The organisers of HELINA 2023 thus welcome original presentations in the following categories:

  1. Full research papers
  2. Work in progress research papers
  3. Case studies, and experience papers
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Conference hosted by the

South African Health Informatics Association (SAHIA)