THE POSITION OF RESEARCH AMONG HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONALS IN THE AFRICAN REGION: ISSUES, CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS

  • Posted by Admin GIT
  • On June 12, 2020
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Research is an academic tool for the advancement of knowledge and practice in all human endeavors. Earl (2016) conceptualized research as a systematic inquiry to describe, explain, predict and control the observed phenomenon. Research brings about essential changes for the development of any nation. The required changes in Health Information Management (HIM) entails formulation of […]
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HELINA 2019

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  • On June 12, 2020
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The 2019 edition of the Pan-African health informatics conference (HELINA) took place in Gaborone, Botswana from 20th November 2019 to 22nd November 2019. The HELINA 2019 conference was hosted by the University of Botswana (UB) through the eHealth Research Unit in collaboration with the Botswana Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW), Ministry of Transport and […]
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The 19TH IFHIMA Congress By Isaac Eyram Tegbey

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  • On March 6, 2020
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The 19TH IFHIMA Congress in Dubai; A memorable experience with a remarkable impact   Attending the 19th IFHIMA International Congress, 2019 was a great and fabulous experience.   The congress was very well organized and successful. I fully enjoyed the five day event with so many interesting and capacity building workshops, meetings and discussions in […]
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ARTICLE ON 19TH IFHIMA CONGRESS By Mr Geofrey Semu

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  • On March 6, 2020
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 ARTICLE ON 19TH IFHIMA CONGRESS HELD IN FESTIVAL CITY, DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES IN NOVEMBER 2019.   Theme: “Empowering HIM Professionals through a Global Voice”   I’m glad to express the great experience gained from the 19th IFHIMA Congress held in Festival City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 17th to 21st November 2019 where I […]
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Botswana Hosts Major African Health Informatics Conference

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  • On July 24, 2019
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BoHIMA will be co-hosting the Health Informatics in Africa (HELINA) scientific conference with the University of Botswana, Ministry of Health and Wellness and the Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation with support from Health First and US centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The conference will be held on the 20th – 22nd of […]
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BoHIMA 2018 Report

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  • On June 17, 2019
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Dear IFHIMA colleagues, In what was a year of taking the whole community into action of improving the health information management profession in the country, I am writing to provide an insight on the incidents as the year 2018 unfolded here in Botswana. Following the completion of the 1st BSc (Hons) Health Information Management group […]
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INTERPROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION: A TOOL TO ENHANCE EFFECTIVE HEALTH INFORMATION SERVICES IN FEDERAL TERTIARY HOSPITALS IN NIGERIA

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  • On December 13, 2018
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The opportunity to learn from colleagues is guaranteed in a collaborative work environment as knowledge and expertise is mutual and multiple solutions to problems are generated. This study presents the extent of interprofessional collaboration practices among Doctors, Nurses and Health Information Managers at the Federal Tertiary Hospitals in Nigeria. The study employed descriptive survey design […]
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Botswana Heath Information Management 2017 Report

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  • On November 7, 2018
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Botswana Health Information Management Association (BoHIMA) was formed and legally registered in December 2016. Its mandate was to bridge the perforation in the health information management sector, more or less the information governance in the country. The Association started operating early 2017 by unleashing its strategic compass and establishing ways of making people aware of […]
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IFHIMA welcomes Botswana as our newest member nation

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  • On February 1, 2018
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WELCOME BOTSWANA HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (BoHIMA) IFHIMA President, Marci MacDonald and members of the IFHIMA Executive Board extend a very warm welcome to the Botswana Health Information Management Association (BoHIMA) as a the newest national member of the Federation and the fifth member nation in IFHIMA’s Africa Region. The association was formed and established […]
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