International Federation of Health Information Management Associations (IFHIMA)

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History

1968, Sweden, as International Federation of Medical Records Organizations. Subsequently changed title to International Federation of Health Records Organizations (IFHRO) -- Fédération internationale des associations du dossier de santé -- Federación Internacional de Organizaciones de Registros Sanitarios, 1976. Constitution amended Jan 1979, Apr 1980, Oct 1988, Sep 2000, Oct 2004, May 2007, Nov 2010 and May 2013. Present title adopted, 2010.

Aims

Promote development and use of health records in all countries; advance development and use of international health records standards; provide exchange of information on health record education requirements and training programmes; provide opportunities for communication among persons working in the field in all countries.

Future Events

2019 Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Triennial Congress

Past Events(1)

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Activities

Projects/programmes; research and development; knowledge management/information dissemination; networking/liaising; training/education; events/meetings.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Ros C); World Health Organization (WHO) (Official Relations).

Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 23 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

C6229

Last News Received

19. Sep 2018
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