First L.A. Health Sciences Information Congress

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                              FIRST CALL


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              FIRST REGIONAL CONGRESS ON HEALTH SCIENCES
                              INFORMATION

                                  AND

            THIRD MEETING OF THE LATIN AMERICAN AND
                                HEALTH
                CARIBBEAN SCIENCES INFORMATION NETWORK
                                BIREME.

                   PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION,
                        REGIONAL OFICE OF THE
                       WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
                          October 14-16, 1992

                        Sao Paulo, S.P. BRAZIL

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The Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences
Information (BIREME), Pan American Health Organization, Regional
Office of the World Health Organization is promoting the FIRST
REGIONAL CONGRESS ON HEALTH SCIENCES INFORMATION
to be held from 14-16 October 1992 and the Third Meeting of the Latin
American and Caribbean Network, to be held on October 17 in Sao
Paulo, Brazil at the Escola Paulista de Medicine and BIREME.


                                THEME.

Health Sciences Information in Latin America and the Caribbean:
current situation, new trends and the application of modern information
technologies.

                             PARTICIPANTS.

     ** BIREME Network users and Biomedical and Health Sciences
         Professionals
     ** Specialists interested in new information technologies.
     ** Members of the Latin American and Caribbean Network on
         Health Sciences Information

                              CONFERENCES

Specially invited guest will address the Congress on the following topics:

           * New technologies and its application on information
             access and document delivery.
           * Database search strategies.
           * Terminology and thesaurus building.
           * Online document image delivery
           * Informatics in Health Sciences.

                               COURSES.

The program will include six hour courses given by brazilians and
foreign specialists on topics such as:

           * Evaluation on information systems.
           * Costs and price policies in scientific and technological
             information systems.
           * Biomedical and Health Sciences Databases
           * Computer-assisted indexing and bibliographic description
           * Health Sciences multilingual thesaurus development.

                              ROUND TABLE

     Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Information
Network: present situation its expansion and the challenge of the future.


                           NETWORK MEETING.

National Centers Coordinators and special guests will attend.

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              More information can be obtained at BIREME.
                           Rua Botucatu 862
                        CEP 04023 Sao Paulo, SP
                                BRASIL

                         FAX: (55-11) 571-191
                    E-MAIL: BIREME at BRFAPESP.BITNET
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                        OCTOBER 14 TO 16, 1992

                           DO  NOT  MISS  IT




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