The 4th IASTED African Conference on
Health Informatics
~AfricaHI 2016~

September 5 – 7, 2016
Gaborone, Botswana


The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)

Host Organization

University of Botswana

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

"Welcome Address" Speaker

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

Local Arrangements Chair

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


Gaborone, Botswana Location Image
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Experience the stunning beauty and culture that Botswana has to offer. Located in Southern Africa, Botswana is a country with diverse and exotic scenery that ranges from the Kalahari Desert to one of the world’s largest intact inland Delta – the Okavango. During the day, venture out into the wilderness and explore the many reserves and national parks that are home to African Elephants, Cheetahs, and many endangered species. At night, return into the big city and listen to live Tswana music and sample some of Botswana’s unique cuisine. Observe Botswana’s booming economy first hand and get inspired by the country’s development. Regardless of your past travel experiences Botswana is sure to have something new and exciting to offer! For more information on Botswana, visit the official tourism site:


The proceedings will be sent for indexing in the following:

Important Deadlines

Submissions dueJune 15, 2016
Notification of acceptance startingJune 27, 2016
Final manuscripts dueAugust 10, 2016
Registration deadlineAugust 10, 2016

Papers will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Authors who submit early will receive their feedback and notification early.