ISQua Fellowship, ISQua Education, Associate Fellowship, ISQua Graduate
Noramiza graduated in biomedical science from the National University of Malaysia. Noramiza is currently pursuing a Master's in Business Administration (Healthcare Management). Noramiza joined the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health in 2007 as technical officer in the accreditation services department, and currently works as the executive manager, research and development. Noramiza has previous work experience in retail pharmacy, and a diagnostic centre before joining MSQH. Noramiza is involved in the Hospital Accreditation Program mainly as a resource person for the accreditation process for hospitals undergoing survey, and acts as a facilitator in the Malaysian Hospital Accreditation Program in healthcare facilities. She is also a secretariat in development of new standards for allied health professional services. Noramiza has also managed the medical clinic and dialysis centre accreditation program for the past 2 years, and is involved in reviewing current standards as well as developing new standards for MSQH as the secretariat. Noramiza is the author and co-author of several papers presented at ISQua conferences since 2012, and is interested in the accreditation program, and looking forward to sharing and acquiring knowledge with other fellows.
Dr Shahab Uddin graduated from Sylhet M.A.G Osmani, Medical College in 1993. After completing four years of postgraduate training in pediatrics in King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Buraidah, K.S.A, he joined MCH, Buaraidah, K.S.A as a registrar in the neonatal intensive care unit. He had the opportunity to work with King Abdulaziz University Hospital as a specialist in the pediatric critical care unit, and pediatric cardiac ICU from 2006 to date. He received postgraduate membership MRCPCH from the Royal College of Pediatric and Child Health, UK in 2013, and in the same year MRCPE, Edinburgh and MRCPS, Glasgow. He is actively involved in patient safety and healthcare quality, and accreditation in King Abdulaziz University Hospital. He received his TeamSTEPPS master trainer certification from the Department of Defense and the Agency of Healthcare Research, USA in January 2016. He has also completed many certification courses on healthcare quality and patient safety from many institutes, such as the Institute of Healthcare Improvement, University of Florida, UNSW Australia, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He would like to build up his career in healthcare quality and patient safety as well as healthcare accreditation.
Cássia Manfredini graduated in Business Administration, is a technologist in Quality Management, and a specialist in Process Management and Information Management. She has been working in the area of health for 8 years. She is currently a manager of standards and systems at ONA, National Accreditation Organization in Brazil.
Akio Hirata is a staff member of JQ, Japan Council for Quality Health Care. He is also a general manager of administrative affairs and international affairs as well. He joined JQ in 2003, and started work as a general manager of Surveyor Training Division. Prior to that, he spent over 20 years in banking, working for both Japanese and Korean institutions. He has spent much time training young bankers and serving as Senior Vice President of a Human Resources Division of Japanese Bank. He was a member of the Programme Planning Committee at ISQua 2016 in Tokyo.