HIFA welcomes APAMI as Supporting Organisation

Healthcare Info for All

The Healthcare Information For All (HIFA) organisation has accepted the Asia-Pacific Association for Medical Informatics (APAMI) as a Supporting Organisational Member.  HIFA coordinator Dr Neil Pakenham-Walsh MB BS DCH DRCOG said “On behalf of the HIFA Steering Group, I am delighted to welcome the Asia-Pacific Association for Medical Informatics as a new HIFA Supporting Organisation. Thank you for your support and we look forward to work with you to improve the availability and use of healthcare knowledge worldwide.  Let’s build a future where people are no longer dying for lack of healthcare knowledge!”

The HIFA Vision is a world where every person and every health worker will have access to the healthcare information they need to protect their own health and the health of those for whom they are responsible. HIFA brings together more than 14,000 health researchers, publishers, librarians, policymakers, clinicians and information professionals on 5 forums in 3 languages. HIFA collaborates with the World Health Organization and is supported by more than 260 health and development organisations worldwide.

APAMI President Dr S B Gogia said “We support HIFA (Healthcare Information For All).  We believe that every person and every health worker should have access to the healthcare information they need to protect their own health and the health of those for whom they are responsible.  We encourage our members to join the HIFA forums at www.HIFA.org!