The Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) is a non-profit professional body founded in August 1984. With more than 245 members from about 46 countries, AHILA is the professional home for health sciences libraries, librarians and information specialists in Africa.

Through her activities and Congresses, AHILA fosters collaboration, knowledge and resource sharing, networking, capacity building, and professionalism within the health information and library community in Africa and beyond. Read More

AHILA President“In recent years, tremendous progress has been made toward providing health information in Africa, in part because of technological advancements. Nevertheless, ensuring that information is accessible, comprehensible, and usable remains problematic, and there remain needs in many settings to address issues such as computer skills, literacy, and the infrastructure to access information.” Mrs Mercy Monde Kakoma – AHILA President

Call for scholarship applications to attend the EAHIL Conference in Riga, Latvia, 11-14 June 2024.

The Executive Board of EAHIL, in collaboration with The Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA), is pleased to announce the availability of an EAHIL-AHILA Scholarship to assist a member of AHILA in attending the EAHIL Conference in Riga, Latvia on 11-14 June 2024. ( ).

The scholarship will be for 1,000 euros maximum. The Board reserves the right not to award the scholarship if there is no application of the required standard. If the winner will not be able to attend the event in person, the scholarship will cover the registration fee for the online event. Read more


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