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ICHSMIT 2017 : 19th International Conference on Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICHSMIT

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICHSMIT 2017: 19th International Conference on Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICHSMIT 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Achievements of Healthcare Services Vis-À-Vis the Millennium Development Goals Targets: Evidence from Pakistan
Saeeda Batool, Ather Maqsood Ahmed
2) Structuring and Visualizing Healthcare Claims Data Using Systems Architecture Methodology
Inas S. Khayal, Weiping Zhou, Jonathan Skinner
3) Job Satisfaction of Midwives Working in Labor Ward of the Lady Dufferin Hospital: A Cross-Sectional Study
B. Muhammadani
4) Annoyance Caused by Air Pollution: A Comparative Study of Two Industrialized Regions
Milena M. Melo, Jane M. Santos, Severine Frere, Valderio A. Reisen, Neyval C. Reis Jr., Maria de Fátima S. Leite
5) Analysing the Cost of Immigrants to the National Health System in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace
T. Theodosiou, P. Polychronidou, A. G. Karasavvoglou
6) Incidence of Acinetobacter in Fresh Carrot (Daucus carota subsp. sativus)
M. Dahiru, O. I. Enabulele
7) Improving Knowledge Management Practices in the South African Healthcare System
Kgabo H. Badimo, Sheryl Buckley
8) Potential and Challenges for Better Life in Rural Communities
Shishir Kumar, Chhaya Gangwal, Seema Raj
9) GPU Based High Speed Error Protection for Watermarked Medical Image Transmission
Md Shohidul Islam, Jongmyon Kim, Ui-pil Chong
10) Poor Medical Waste Management (MWM) Practices and Its Risks to Human Health and the Environment: A Literature Review
Babanyara Y. Y., Ibrahim D. B., Garba T., Bogoro A. G., Abubakar, M. Y.
11) FITTER - A Framework for Integrating Activity Tracking Technologies into Electric Recreation for Children and Adolescents
R. Altamimi, G. Skinner, K. Nesbitt
12) Anomaly Based On Frequent-Outlier for Outbreak Detection in Public Health Surveillance
Zalizah Awang Long, Abdul Razak Hamdan, Azuraliza Abu Bakar
13) Emergency Health Management at a South African University
R. Tandlich, S. Hoossein, K. A. Tagwira, M. M. Marais, T. A. Ludwig, R. P. Chidziva, M. N. Munodawafa, W. M. Wrench
14) The Conceptualization of Integrated Consumer Health Informatics Utilization Framework
Norfadzila, S.W.A., Balakrishnan, V., A. Abrizah
15) Goal-Based Request Cloud Resource Broker in Medical Application
Mohamad Izuddin Nordin, Azween Abdullah, Mahamat Issa Hassan

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