Past Congresses

 

1986:     1st Biennial Congress and General Assembly of AMLA, Dakar, Senegal

Theme: African Health Science Libraries: myth or reality?

The Association had by now forty-one registered members.

 

1988:     2nd Biennial Congress and General Assembly of AMLA, Brazzaville, Congo

Theme: WHO-partner in health documentation and information activities in Africa

 

1991:     3rd Biennial Congress and General Assembly of AHILA, Harare, Zimbabwe

Theme: Micro computer applications in health information

 

1994:     4th Biennial Congress and General Assembly of AHILA, Kampala, Uganda

Theme: Information for Health for All by the year 2000

 

1996:     5thBiennial Congress and General Assembly of AHILA, Brazzaville, Congo

Theme: Interconnection: How to break barriers to information provision

 

1998:     6th Biennial Congress and General Assembly of AHILA, Lusaka, Zambia

Theme: Information for the promotion of Health

 

2000:     7th Biennial Congress and General Assembly of AHILA, Kwaluseni, Swaziland

Theme: Challenges of the New Millennium and the role of health information disseminators in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa

 

2002:     8th Biennial Congress and General Assembly of AHILA, Bamako, Mali

Theme: The Environment and Health: the Librarian’s role in information diffusion

 

2004:     9th Biennial Congress and General Assembly of AHILA, Blantyre, Malawi

Theme: Health information and rural based communities

 

2006:     10th Biennial Congress and General Assembly of AHILA, Mombasa, Kenya

Theme: Millennium Development Goals and health information provision in Africa

 

2008:     11th Biennial Congress and General Assembly of AHILA, Maputo, Mozambique

Theme: Provision of Health Information for Poverty Alleviation in Africa

Executive & General Assembly begin development of 5 year Strategic Plan

 

2010:     12th Biennial Congress and General Assembly of AHILA, Ougadougou, Burkina Faso

Theme: Health Information in Africa: Meeting our goals

 

PAST CONGRESS RESOLUTIONS

Resolutions – AHILA 15 Uganda, 2016

Resolutions – AHILA 14 Tanzania, 2014

Resolutions – AHILA 13 Cape Verde, 2012

Resolutions – AHILA 12 Burkina Faso, 2010

Resolutions – AHILA 11 Mozambique, 2008

Resolutions – AHILA 10 Kenya, 2006