About Us

The Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) is a professional association founded in 1984 with 46 member countries, partners and collaborators worldwide.


To become a leader in promoting access and use of health information in Africa

Aims and Objectives:

  • Improve provision of up-to-date and relevant health information.
  • Encourage professional development of health librarians.
  • Promote resource sharing in Africa and exchange of experiences.
  • Promote the development and standardisation and exchange of health databases in Africa

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