16th AHILA Congress Programme

Participate in many exciting sessions, including

  • Several accepted peer reviewed papers presenting original research, successful projects and perspectives on a variety of topical issues in health and biomedical information field;
  • Plenary sessions;
  • Moderated round table discussions on selected conference themes and other key topics.
  • Hands-on Workshops to update the knowledge and skills of participants.

In addition, there will be a lively social programmes on the beautiful campus of Ibadan University, a Gala dinner

Keynote speakers include:

  • Ms Christine Kanyengo, University Librarian, University of Zambia
  • Dr. Abib Olamitoye, CEO, Ibadan Central Hospital and President, Ibadan College of Medicine Alumni Association (ICOMAA) Worldwide

Plenary session speakers include:

  • Ibrahima Bob, former AHILA President, British Council, Darkar, Senegal
  • Rena Lubker, Associate Professor, Chair, Librarians Without Borders & MLA Representative to AHILA Research and Education Informationist, Medical University of South Carolina Libraries, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Marshall Dozier, Former President, EAHIL and Governing Board member,

College Lead for Library Academic Support, Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, 

Library and Library Collections, University of Edinburg, Scotland.

  • Dr. Abiola Abioye, Associate Professor, Department of Library, Archival and Information Studies, University of Ibadan
  • Grace Ajuwon, E. Latunde Odeku Medical Library, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
  • Alison Kinengyere, Head, Sir Albert Cock Medical Library, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.
  • Biliamin Popoola, Systems and Evidence-based Medicine Librarian, University of Medical Sciences, Ondo City, Ondo,State, Nigeria.
  • Ayodele Alonge, Lecturer, Department of Library, Archival and Information Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
  • Masimba Muziringa, Medical Librarian, College of Health Sciences Library, University of Zimbabwe

Facilitators for moderated round table discussions include:

  • Professor Maria G.N. Musoke, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) Kyambogo University, Uganda and AHILA Founder member;
  • Tandi Lwoga, (Associate Professor), Deputy Rector (Academic, Research and Consultancy) College of Business Education (CBE), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Ms Nancy Kamau – Former AHILA President, Independent Health Information Consultant, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Mr Dan Gerendasy, Chief International Programme, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

 Register now  @ https://ahila.org/ahila-2019-registration-form/ 

Don’t miss this key event in your professional calendar! 

An outline programme can be found here (www.ahila.org) 


We are very grateful for the generous support from the following:

  • University of Ibadan (UI)
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • National Library of Medicine (NLM), USA
  • Network of African Medical Librarians (NAML)
  • Centre of Excellence in Public Health Herbal Medicine (ACEPHEM)
  • Elsevier 
  • Mallory / Safari
  • HIFA


16th AHILA Conference Workshops 

Date: 14 October, 2019

Venue: University of Ibadan Conference Centre

Time: 8:00am


AHILA Plenary and Abstract Driven Sessions 

Date: 15-17 October

Venue: University of Ibadan Conference Center (Otunba Sobunmi Balogun Conference Center)

Register now for the conference workshop https://ahila.org/pre-conference-workshop/