Vilma Vainikainen

Administrative Project coordinator

Researcher info


University of Eastern Finland


School of Computing

Contact information

access to information curriculum development health informatics health informatics curriculum development health information healthcare healthICT heathcare technolgy HI HI education ICT

Research projects

  • Project date 1.6.2014–1.12.2015
  • Head of research Prof Kaija Saranto
  • Language n/a

INDEHELA-Access aims to continue from INDEHELA-ICI 2011-2013 health informatics curricula development efforts and HI pilot courses in south curricula. Informatics Development for Health in Africa – network consists of Universidade Eduardo Mondlane UEM in Mozambique, Abofemi Awolowo University in Nigeria, Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa and University of Eastern Finland and Savonia University of Applied Sciences. Our joint interest in INDEHELA-Access is in how to make health information accessible also to populations in recourse restricted areas in a format most interesting and user-friendly yet affordable and sustainable.


Prof Kaija Saranto UEF, Vilma Vainikainen UEF, Dr Pirkko Kouri SUAS, Prof Emilio Mosse UEM, Prof Retha deLaHarpe CPUT, Prof Omoloa Irinoye OAU