ICT4Health Conference

The South African Medical Research Council will be hosting the inaugural ICT4Health Conference in Cape Town, South Africa from 12-13 September 2012. This meeting follows on the success of the annual Telemedicine and eHealth Conference and has evolved to include other key role-players in this exciting space.

This conference brings together leaders in government, academia, industry, private sector, providers and non-profit organizations from across the ecosystem to advance collaboration in the use of information and communication technologies in healthcare.

The 2011 Conference highlighted the need for more innovation, scalability, viable business models and sustainability in ICT4Health. The 2012 ICT4Health conference will be a high level event and an important milestone on the National ICT4Health Stakeholder’s calendar, where the National Department of Health will share information about progress made and plans going forward. The theme of this meeting will look at how we can synergise efforts to enable a National Health Insurance using ICT4Health with a focus on the following thematic areas:

  • Telemedicine
  • Mobile Health
  • Consumer Health Informatics (Health Promotion)
  • Health Informatics
  • ICT-enabled Medical Devices
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