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HISA 2013

Pre-Conference Workshops

Half-day Workshop: Building Capacity for eHealth

Join international experts, Mr Neil Gardner, President of Canada’s Health Informatics Association (COACH), and Dr Paul Woolman, Health Informatics Consultant at NHS National Services Scotland and lecturer at University of Edinburgh, at a half-day workshop on capacity building for eHealth in South Africa.

The workshop will address the urgent need for eHealth skills and will explore the following issues:

  • Who needs eHealth training?
  • What is an eHealth professional?
  • Establishing career paths for eHealth professionals.
  • Continuing education, short courses and distance learning.
  • Including eHealth in the curricula of medical schools and nursing colleges.
  • Post-graduate opportunities for eHealth research.
  • Opportunities for collaboration.

Facilitator: Dr Rosemary Foster (Medical Research Council and Research Associate at NMMU), Vice-President of SAHIA


Date:  2 July 2013

Time:  13:30 until 16:30

Cost:   Free

Venue: NMMU North Campus Conference Centre

Please contact Dr Nicky Mostert-Phipps (nicky.mostert@nmmu.ac.za) before Monday, 24 June 2013 to register to attend this workshop.

For any queries regarding the content of the workshop please contact Dr Rosemary Foster (Rosemary.Foster@mrc.ac.za).


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