Invitation to Latin American Open Source Health Informatics Meeting (IMeCA)
I hope this isn't seen as spam, but I wanted to send the invitation for this
years Open Source Health Informatics meeting for Latin America and the
Caribbean (IMeCA 2010). The details are below and I�m attaching longer
announcements both in English and Spanish for any that might be interested.
The second annual IMeCA (Open Source Health Informatics) conference �IMeCA
2010 � Mobile Technologies for Health (mHealth)� will be November 29 �
December 3 in the Hotel Granada in Granada, Nicaragua.
There are still fellowships available to help with the cost of flights and
hotel for the meeting and workshop. In the registration form indicate if you
need a fellowship. We will prioritize participants that have submitted
posters of their current work with mobile technologies.
We encourage you to submit a poster sharing your experience (s) in the
design, development, implementation or evaluation of health informatics.
Fill out the poster part of the registration form if you are interested.
Themes of interest in IMeCA 2010 include maternal and chile health,
immunizations, surveillance and systems for alerts of infectious diseases.
We recommend that the posters be 60 x 90 cms. The abstracts will be
published in the final report of IMeCA 2010 and shared on the community�s
If you have any questions feel free to email
- Heather Zornetzer (hzornetzer@...) of the Sustainable Sciences
- Joaqu�n Blaya (jblaya@...) and Ver�nica Rojas (
vrojas@...) of eHealth Systems � Chile
*The IMeCA 2010 meeting and workshops and a Landscape Analysis of the state
of eHealth in the LAC Region are being financed in large part by IDRC
(International Development and Research Centre).
Gerente de Desarrollo, eHealth Systems
Research Fellow, Escuela de Medicina de Harvard
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