MEHID-AFRICA stands for Mainstreaming eHealth & Health Informatics for Development in Africa. It is a new program that provides for a wide range of interventions such as conferences and deployment of technology. Its goal is for Africa to develop equitably with the rest of the world through multi-sectoral deployment of eHealth and health informatics. MEHID-AFRICA series of annual conferences are tagged with their respective years. Thus, this maiden edition is tagged MEHID-AFRICA 2021.

Mon 15 to Sunday 21, Mar 2021
@ University of Benin: Akin Deko Auditorium &
@ University of Benin Teaching Hospital: eHealth & health informatics facilities

Strengthening Health Services in Africa through eHealth and Health Informatics


  • Deployment of eHealth and health informatics: progress and prospects
  • Attaining universal health coverage through eHealth and health informatics
  • Using eHealth and health informatics for healthcare and health management information system
  • Building business models for eHealth and health informatics
  • Developing and following through roadmaps for eHealth and health informatics


  • Health care professionals
  • Health sector administrators & policy makers
  • Science & technology sector administrators & policy makers
  • ICT scientists, technologists,manufacturers,marketers & other industry players
  • Telecoms industry players
  • ICT advocacy groups
  • Others

Nominal conference fees
On-site participation : is free
Zoom (Live): N5,000.00 or ($10)
Click Link To Register

Sponsorship appeal and adverts
We gratefully appeal for your kind and generous support, wherever you are, to make this needed conference successful.
For sponsorship, adverts and exhibition stands please email, SMS or call now.
[email protected]
+234 816 740 8133
+234 803 721 2596

Mon 15 Mar, 2021
Welcome cocktail

Tue 16 – Sat 20 Mar, 2021
-Opening ceremony
-Keynote address
-Plenary sessions: guest lecture, symposia, etc.
-Parallel sessions: symposia and oral presentations of abstracts
-Field visit (UBTH): provider demonstration of telemedicine and health informatics
-Field visit (HMO/ UNIBEN): HMO demonstration of telemedicine
-Posters, exhibitions
-Dinner night

Sunday 21 Mar, 2021

  • Continuous professional development points will be awarded.
  • Certificates of participation will be issued.

[Oral & poster presentations]
Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are invited. They may be on operations or other types of research; or descriptions of models, services, or procedures. Authors may adopt conventional or rationally adapted formats.
Abstracts must be clear on their benefits and significance with respect to eHealth and health informatics. Write-ups should be in line with the theme or at least one sub-theme. They must be concise (max. 250 words) and well written in good English. They should be mailed to [email protected]
Submission deadline is 22 Feb, 2021.
Accepted abstracts will be published as conference proceedings in a special edition of Journal of Hospital Practice and Administration.

Prof Omokhoa Adeleye
Chairman, Organising Committee
+234 803 721 2596
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Conference email: [email protected]

Prof Lilian Salami
Vice Chancellor
University of Benin, Benin City.

Prof Darlington Obaseki
Chief Medical Director
University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City.

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