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This week at the 40th anniversary of the Declaration of Alma-Ata, the world will assemble at the Global Conference on Primary Health Care, Astana, to recommit to strengthening primary health care for achieving universal health coverage. Safe primary care is key to the attainment of Health for All, with safety being essential to make universal health coverage effective; because even when care is available, quality problems are widespread and take various forms.
The Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors is launching the White Paper on 'Human Factors for Health & Social Care' at the Royal Society of Medicine, London on 4th October 2018.
ISQua was one of the first organisations to sign the #QiComms Charter.
The #QiComms Charter invites all quality improvement leaders across the world to recognise the strategic place that communication plays in improvement and take steps to integrate it into their work.
It has been evident to ISQua’s Accreditation Council (AC), for some time, that different terms, language and wording is used in the field of external evaluation and that even within the AC, members each define the terms used differently.
June 5, 2018 (St. John’s) – HealthCareCAN is proud to announce Wendy Nicklin, as the recipient of its 2018 Legacy of Leadership award for her decades of service to the health of Canadians in various leadership roles.
Read the exclusive interview with ISQua's CEO, Dr Peter Lachman, in the latest edition of the ITAES - Instituto Técnico para la Acreditación de Establecimientos de Salud Magazine.
March 12, 2018 — Frontline health workers in low- and middle-income countries face significant challenges to providing high-quality services: inadequate staffing, wide gaps between evidence and practice, low demand for health services and too little use of data.
Originally published by safe-care.org on 7th March 2017 https://www.safe-care.org/index.php?mact=News,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=97&cntnt01returnid=45
In sub-Saharan Africa, many health care clinics do not have the resources to apply for or achieve accreditation—resources such as a consistent supply of medication or the infrastructure to keep patient records safe and secure. SafeCare provides these clinics an option