Following the huge success of AHT2012 The IET is delighted to once again announce its 8th international conference - Appropriate Healthcare Technologies for Low Resource Settings - AHT2014, promoting access to healthcare through technology.
This two day must attend conference brings together healthcare technologists, clinicians, researchers and public bodies from around the world to explore effective engineering solutions to meet the healthcare problems in low resource settings.
Find out more about the conference.
Following the review of abstracts, successful authors will be invited to submit a full paper to the conference.
The online submission system is now open for the submission of full papers which must be submitted by Wednesday 16 July 2014.
Find out about call for papers and author information.
Gari Clifford, Emory University
Adriana Velazquez-Berumen, WHO, Switzerland
Dr. Nick Banatvala, Senior Adviser to the Assistant Director General, Non Communicable Diseases and Mental Health, World Health Organization, Geneva
Dr Penny Wilson, Innovation Platform Leader, Innovate UK (Formerly Technology Strategy Board)
Find out more about the speakers.
Technology Strategy Board
We are delighted to say that our headline Sponsor, the Technology Strategy Board (UK Govt. innovation agency) will talk about their India-UK collaborative industrial research and development programme.
The programme aims to bring together and support the best of Indian and UK expertise which should lead to some truly innovative developments in affordable healthcare for the benefit of both countries.
Healthcare Technology Letters
Recently launched in April 2014, Healthcare Technology Letters is our online-only express journal, with an interdisciplinary scope primarily focusing on the latest advances in biomedical engineering and computer and information science for healthcare.
Sign up now for your FREE trial of Healthcare Technology Letters throughout 2014 and with the journal now accepting papers, we welcome your submission.
Find out more, submit your paper or sign up for your free trial of Healthcare Technology Letters.
Articles of interest
- Lab-In-Suitcase (source: International Aid)
- The low cost technology saving premature babies' lives (source: BBC News)
- Analysis: Healthcare sees emerging future in frugal innovation (source: Reuters)
- Emerging economies drive frugal innovation (source: World Health Organization)
- Uchek app tests urine for medical issues (source BBC News)
- 'Frugal' medical devices set to help developing countries (source: The Engineer)
- Handheld ultrasound devices (source: News Medical)
- SMART Health India (source: University of Oxford)
- Device to fight anaemia in India (source: BBC News)
- Affordable Medical Technology Innovation for Low-Resource Settings (source: GHD Online)
- Kellog: Centre for Affordable Healthcare Technologies (source: University of Oxford)