Wednesday, December 08, 2004

I bet you would be a great presenter at this conference! Abstracts are due April 30, 2005.

9th World Congress on Health Information and Libraries
The Main Theme: Commitment to Equity
Salvador, Bahia - Brazil, 20-23 September, 2005
Organized by: The Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information - BIREME/PAHO/WHO
the IFLA Section of Biological and Medical Sciences Libraries and the Brazilian Ministry of Health.
§ Focusing on the understanding that knowledge should permeate all action in human health the organizers expect to provide an analysis of the international advances and challenges the health sciences information are facing,
§ with a view to strengthening the universal and equitable access to scientific and technical information worldwide
§ to promote the citizenship participation and health decision making based on information towards the health for all.
The paper and poster submission is open, select one of the subject tracks and submit an abstract in English before April 30th 2005:
1. Health and medical library development and innovation
2. Decision based on scientific evidences
3. Information and knowledge management. Learning organizations
4. Information policy
5. Scientific communication & electronic publishing. Open access, open archives
6. Health consumer & patient
7. Traditional and complementary therapies
8. Virtual libraries & virtual communities
9. Human resources development
10. Other topics

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