The 2nd IASTED African Conference on
Health Informatics
AfricaHI 2012

Science and Technology - A Platform for Sustainable Development

September 3 – 5, 2012
Gaborone, Botswana

Past Conference Information

The Health Informatics 2012 conference in Gaborone, Botswana has ended.

Conference Proceedings

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

Conference Chairs

Prof. Matthew N. Tanko
University of Botswana, Botswana
Conference Chair Portrait
Dr. Naomi M. Seboni
University of Botswana, Botswana
Conference Chair Portrait

Invited Speakers

"Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Sweet World with a Bitter End"

Dr. C.L. Onen
Gaborone Private Hospital, Botswana
Invited Speaker Portrait

Keynote Speaker

"Technical and Socio-technical Approaches to Health Informatics in Africa"

Prof. Paula Kotze
CSIR, Pretoria
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Keynote Speaker Portrait

Invited Speakers

Invited Speaker Portrait

Guest Speaker

Hon. Johnnie K. Swartz
Minister of Infrastructure Science and Technology, Botswana
Guest Speaker Portrait

Local Arrangements Chair

Prof. George O. Anderson
University of Botswana, Botswana
Local Arrangements Chair Portrait

Chairman of the Opening Ceremony

Prof. Thabo T. Fako
Vice Chancellor, University of Botswana, Botswana

Special Presentation

Special Presentation Portrait

Host Organization

University of Botswana


The topics of interest covered by AfricaHI 2012 included, but were not limited to:

  • Applications for Health Science Education
  • Ergonomics and Health Care Providers
  • Health Care Computing
  • Health Science Education
  • History of Health Care Computing
  • Hospitals and Health Care Information Systems
  • Information Systems and Records to Support HIV Treatment
  • Management of HIV Infection
  • Medical Informatics in the Management of Chronic Diseases