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Here are the main activities and services undertaken and developed by the Foundation :

December 2008

AFGIS 2008
HON participates to the AFGIS workshop which takes place in Hannover, Germany, the 12th of December. Click here to read the program of this meeting.

November 2008

TelemedMeeting 2008
HON participates to the second meeting organised by the Fondation franco-suisse pour la Recherche et la Technologie (FFSRT). It takes place the 14th of November in Archamps (France). This meeting aims to gather all persons linked to the e-health systems around conferences.
To read the summary of the meeting (in French), click here.

IBM World Community Grid (WCG)
HON participates to the IBM WCG seminar which takes place in Geneva, the 11th of November.
The seminar is intended to inform the not-for-profit research community on how information technology can help to speed up research in areas such as healthcare, climate change and natural disasters specifically to encourage proposals for non-for-profit research projects to make free use of IBM's World Community Grid.
The HON's structure will be presented (PDF version - 10 Mb) .

World of Health IT Conference & Exhibition
HON participates to the WOHIT conference which takes place in Copenhagen, from the 04th and 06th of November.
Internet users can be overwhelmed, both by the vast number of choices available as well as the difficulty in filtration of reliable information from this information pool. As the internet use becomes more prevelant in healthcare, content featured on healthcare websites can have a profound and direct impact on users' health. This session will discuss the importance of providing accurate, reliable information on healthcare websites so as to furnish end-users with the best possible content available.

September 2008

EFMI STC 2008 - Open Source and Healthcare in Europe
HON participates to the EFMI STC congress which takes place in London, from the 09th and 11th of September. The theme will be Open Source in European Health Care. The conference will explore the current and future issues related to open source in healthcare. In particular, there will be a focus on health records, ubiquitous computing, knowledge sharing, and current and future applications. The Conference will consist of invited plenary speakers and workshops, and is designed to actively engage the delegates.

August 2008

Swiss eHealth Summit das Forum für ICT im Gesundheitswesen (website available in French and German)
HON participates to the Swiss eHealth Summit which takes place at Wankdorf, Bern, the 26th and 27th of August. The presentation is entitled " Health Information quality and the citizen ".

7th general assembly of UMA
HON participates to the 7th annual congress of UMA (Union Mondiale des Aveugles) which takes place in Geneva from the 15th to the 23rd.

June 2008

PIPS seminary: „Wykorzystnie najnowszych technologii informacyjnych do zwiekszenia zakresu uslug medycznych i dotyczacych zdrowia” in Gdansk, Poland June 09-06 2008
HON participates to this seminary of the Gdansk University of Technology. The presentation is entitled " Wiarygodna informacja zdrowotna w ujeciu projektu PIPS".

SSIM 2008 in Sierre, Switzerland June 05-06 2008
HON participates to the 21th conference of the Swiss Medical Informatics. The paper presented is entitled "QA system to guide citizens to reliable health information".

Internet, Information, Médicament et Règlementation - Missions HAS - Certification HON - Missions AFSSAPS in Paris, France June 03 2008
This meeting is organized under the aegis of the Association of Industrial Pharmacists and the Health Communication Club. To access the API's report, click here (in French).

May 2008

Global Health Informatics Technology Standards Summit, Göteborg, Sweden May 29 2008
HON participates to this conference about Patient Empowerment, care and patient suppport. It is organised hy the HIMSS ( Health Information and Management Systems Society).

MIE 2008 in Göteborg, Sweden May 25-28 2008
HON participates to the 21th International Congress of the European Federation for Medical Informatics.
Will be presented a paper entitled "Supervised approach to recognize question type in a QA system for Health" and a poster named "Lexically based distinction of readability levels of health documents".
In addition HON participates to the 1st International Workshop pn Describing Medical Web Ressources DRMed.

March 2008

A Sad Announcement - Premature death of Prof. Jean-Claude Healy

January 2008

The Certification of health websites in France - 28th January 2008, Paris
HON partipated in a conference organised by the AQIS (Association for Quality on the Internet) on The Certification of health websites in France.

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