R International 2017 Workshop

R International 2017 Workshop: Advanced R Programming Language for Data Analysis and Statistical Applications

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Division of Bioinformatics and Data Management for Research, Department of Research and Development, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, in cooperation with Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore is proud to host the international workshop on “Advanced R Programing Language for Data analysis and Statistical Application (R2017)”, which will be held in January 17-19, 2017 at Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

The workshop offers advanced knowledge in R programing language for data analysis and statistical applications, including advanced commands and concepts in R to the participants. The topics cover an overview of multivariate regression (linear, log-linear, logistic, survival); multivariate data analysis (discriminant analysis, principal component analysis, cluster analysis); and Bayesian statistics and modeling, including Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC). The participants will receive the certificate upon their completion of the workshop.

The workshop brings together a distinguished group of keynote speakers that includes Assoc. Prof. Teo Yik Ying, Kiesha Prem, and Koh Wee Ming from Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, and Asst. Prof. Alex R Cook from Science division, Yale NUS College, National University of Singapore.

We are looking forward to this exciting workshop with participants from around the world and hope that the workshop will be fruitful and memorable for the participants.

For more details please visit the following link http://www.sirirajconference.com/conference/sm_index.php?sm_id=316&menu=15 or email to pornpen.nuc@mahidol.ac.th.

Smart City Executive Workshop: Roadmap to Smart Cities in Hong Kong

AeHIN is supporting Smart City Consortium's upcoming executive workshop titled Roadmap to Smart Cities in Hong Kong to be held on November 23 at the VIP Hall, Phase 3, Hong Kong Science Park.

The concept of Smart City involves using ICT as a core consideration in urban planning and management. The goal of a Smart City is to enhance the quality of life enjoyed by all residents through using ICT to improve the efficiency of social services.

In this event, Dr. Clube Ng and Dr. Winne Tang of AeHIN will be representing the network.

For interested individuals, you may check their website at https://smartcity.org.hk

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Join our upcoming webinar on Dec 8!

THIS publishes Health Information Standards

Thai Health Information Standards Development Center (THIS) has published a report on eHealth in Thailand: Interoperability and Health Information Standards.

The report provides fundamental knowledge of health information standards and interoperability and reviews the development, adoption and use of health data standards in Thailand.

It also contain the development of semantic standard, namely, Thai Medicines Terminology (TMT) and adoption of Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC), which can supports administrative functions and also health information exchange for clinical and quality of care.

It is available online and can be downloaded in http://www.this.or.th/files/interopbook.pdf.

AeHIN, CHSI, WHO hold network meeting at CHITEC 2016

Participants of AeHIN side meeting during CHITEC 2016 in Nanjing, China

Nanjing, China – AeHIN, together with WHO and the Centre for Health Statistics and Information (CHSI) of China National Health and Family Planning Commission, held a two-day network meeting during the 11th China Health Information Technology Exchange Conference 2016 at Nanjing International Exhibition Center on August 30 to 31.

The meeting was attended by participants from Australia, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

The discussions revolved around how interoperability and standardization within countries can be improved and how eHealth and mHealth applications can be better managed for privacy, security and safety.

The sessions were also broadcast through GoToWebinar for AeHIN members who wished to remotely join the discussions.

Bhutan eHealth Action Plan Workshop

Speakers and Participants at Bhutan eHealth Action Plan Workshop

Paro, Bhutan–The Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN), Ministry of Health (Royal Government of Bhutan), United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF),MEASURE Evaluation and other development partners co-organized the Bhutan eHealth Action Plan Workshop: Weaving Health and Happiness with ICT with funding support from the World Health Organization (WHO).

It was held at the Khangkhu Resort, Paro, Bhutan on 21-23 June 2016. It engaged Bhutanese government officials from Ministry of Health, Ministry of Information and Communications, other relevant government organisations and eHealth solution providers such as Thoughtworks, RingMD and MedCube. Altogether approximately 70 participants participated in 3-day workshop and brainstorming sessions.

The groups were formed based on the eHealth components from WHO-ITU National eHealth Strategy Toolkit : I) Leadership and Governance, Strategy and Investment, II) Legislation, policy and compliance III) Infrastructure, Standards and Interoperability and Services and applications, IV) HIS and eHealth Workforce. Challenges were identified and short-term and long-term action plans were proposed during the workshop.

The workshop objectives were to review current and planned health information systems and e-Health solutions, to identify priorities, key actions, and investments towards developing more cost-effective, sustainable, interoperable e-Health solutions and to sensitize stakeholders on the importance of e-Health governance, policy, enterprise architecture framework, standardization and interoperability, capacity development and program management, and how these relate to the national eHealth strategy.

Workshop Outcomes 

  • eHealth is important for realization of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and achieve goal of nation with best health
  • Bhutan eHealth Strengthening Roadmap for the remaining 5 Years Plan period was identified.
  • Priority activities within 7 National eHealth Components were identified.

Presentations are available here.

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Health System Research Institute
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Medical Informatics Unit
University of the Philippines Manila
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Manila, Philippines

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Ms Kristin Chloe Pascual,
Ms Charisse Orjalo
National Telehealth Center National Institutes of Health University of the Philippines Manila, Philippines

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Nonthaburi, Thailand

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