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I am cross-posting this to MEDLIB and AAHSLD. If you can think of any other
relevant bulletin boards or individuals please forward it on. We are
especially interested in reaching our colleagues outside the USA. Thank you
Faith A. Meakin.
 
 
 
                    HEALTH INFORMATION FOR THE GLOBAL VILLAGE
 
           THE SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDICAL LIBRARIANSHIP
 
        EXTENDED CALL FOR CONTRIBUTED PAPERS AND SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS
 
The Seventh International Congress Subcommittee on Contributed Papers and
Scientific Presentations (posters) is requesting abstracts for papers and
posters from individuals in all countries on the theme "Health Information for
the Global Village." The congress will be held in May 1995 in Washington, DC.
Subthemes include
 
     * the impact of culture, language, and history on health information;
     * education for health information delivery;
     * measuring the effectiveness of health information on patient care;
     * the role of government in the delivery of health information;
     * standards for health information in hospitals and medical schools;
     * medical informatics and telecomunications; and
     * legal and ethical questions in the delivery of health care and health
     information.
 
Please submit proposals by October 15,1993, as follows:
 
     * name, address, phone and fax numbers, e-mail address(es) of the
     entrant(s);
     * Title of presentation
     * Abstract of 200-300 words that clearly explains the intent of the
     proposal as well as its relationship to the theme.
 
Please submit your abstract(s) to Mrs. Frances Groen Chair, Subcommittee on
Contributed Papers International Organizing Committee c/o McGill University
Libraries 3459 McTavish St. Montreal, Quebec Canada H3A 1Y1. You may FAX
abstracts to (514) 398-2423.
 
I am only the messenger but if you have problems with this message please
contact me at the address below.
 
 
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Faith A. Meakin .....National Network of Libraries of Medicine
                     Southeastern/Atlantic Region
Health Sciences Library ... University of Maryland at Baltimore
111 South Greene Street ... Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410 -706 - 2855  In Region 800 #: 800 - 338 - 7657 (press 1)
Fax: 410 - 706 - 0099   Internet: [log in to unmask]
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