The 4th IASTED African Conference on
Health Informatics
AfricaHI 2016

September 5 – 7, 2016
Gaborone, Botswana

Past Conference Information

The Health Informatics 2016 conference in Gaborone, Botswana has ended.

Conference Proceedings

The Conference Proceedings are available for purchase on the ACTA Press website:

Conference Chairs

Dr. Naomi M. Seboni
University of Botswana, Botswana
Conference Chair Portrait

Keynote Speaker

"Innovations in mHealth for Maternal & Newborn Health"

Prof. Olivia Velez
Columbia University - Department of Biomedical Informatics, USA
Keynote Speaker Portrait

Guest Speakers

"The Connected Workforce: A Vision for Heath informatics Education in Botswana and Beyond"

Dr. Prudence Dalrymple
Drexel University’s College of Computing & Informatics, U.S.A
Guest Speaker Portrait
"CRITICAL CARE TELEMEDICINE: Madadeni-Greys Intensive Care Telemedicine"

Dr. Moretlo Molefi
Telemedicine Africa PTY, South Africa
Guest Speaker Portrait

"Welcome Address" Speaker

Honorable Fidelis Molao
Assistant Minister of Education, Skills and Development, Botswana
"Welcome Address" Speaker Portrait

Local Arrangements Chair

Dr. Audrey Masizana
University of Botswana, Botswana
Local Arrangements Chair Portrait

Host Organization

University of Botswana


The topics of interest covered by AfricaHI 2016 included, but were not limited to:

  • Clinical Information and Databases
  • Data Privacy and Security
  • Diagnostics
  • Health Infrastructure and Operating Systems
  • Health Science Education
  • ICT for Healthcare Delivery and Management
  • Monitoring
  • Personalized Care
  • Population Health Modelling
  • Signal and Image Processing
  • Tele-health
  • Tools for Management of Infectious Diseases