9th Quality Management & Patient Safety conference

Monday, 25 October | Online

Theme: Quality and Patient Safety in Africa – with lessons from COVID

Online: 25-29 October 2021 | from your office or home

9th Quality Management & Patient Safety
Conference

(1 Ethical & 4 Clinical Points)

 

The 9th Quality Management & Patient Safety conference in partnership with the Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA), aims to gather industry experts & senior healthcare professionals to discuss the status of quality & patient safety in Africa. The theme for this year’s conference will focus on “Quality & Patient Safety in Africa – with lessons from COVID”

This year’s program is not to be missed. As we will gather key experts from across the continent to discuss strategies to bridge the quality improvement gap, driving safety & quality measures, quick wins & opportunities for patient safety in Africa, Leadership quality and a panel discussion on COVID-19 resiliency at the frontlines. 


Scientific committee

Conference chair:

Jacqui Stewart,

Chief Executive Officer, The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern
Africa NPC, Cape Town, South Africa


Planning committee:

  • Dr Alex Nnadozie, Senior, Medical Officer, Patient Safety Advocate, Gwarinpa General Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Dr Asekhame “Sonny” Isemede, Founder, Patient Safety International, Convener, Patient Safety Forum, United Kingdom 
  • Dr Mary Adam, Director, AIC Kijabe Maternal Newborn Community Health, Kijabe, Kenya
  • Ruthpearl Ng’ang’a, Policy Engagement and Communications Manager, The African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya 
  • Dr Gilbert Buckle, Executive Director, Africa Institute of Healthcare, Quality, Safety and Accreditation (AfIHQSA), Accra, Ghana
  • Dr Elom Otchi, Technical Director, Africa Institute of Healthcare, Quality, Safety and Accreditation (AfIHQSA), Accra, Ghana
  • Dr Lydia Okutoyi, HOD Patient safety and Quality Health Care, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya 

Key topics:

  • What is happening in Africa – An overview of interventions and strategies to bridge the quality improvement gap at the frontline in Sub Saharan Africa  
  • Leading institutional change - Driving safety and quality measures in a Kenyan Tertiary Care Training Institution 
  • COVID19 resiliency at the frontline  

Benefits of attending:

  • Gain insights on the current situation in Africa and discover strategies to bridge the quality improvement gap in Sub Saharan Africa  
  • Discover the impact of COVID-19 on frontline workers and the importance of being resilient during the crisis 
  • Review updates in healthcare quality & safety standards, accreditations, gain insights on new regulations  


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