Latest accreditations awarded by The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (NPC) COHSASA
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by Marilyn Keegan
1w ago
Mediclinic Nelspruit has been accredited by COHSASA for four years. The Uganda Martyrs’ Hospital Lubaga in Kampala, Uganda, is proud to announce that it has received its first full two-year accreditation award from COHSASA. The hospital, situated in Kampala, achieved an overall score of 33 at its baseline survey in October 2020 and an overall score of 97 at its external survey – a feat indeed. Equally exciting is the accreditation of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Kigali (Chuk) in Rwanda’s capital city which has also achieved a two-year accreditation award. What do these awards mean ..read more
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Ethiopian delegation visit to Mediclinic Paarl
COHSASA
by Marilyn Keegan
3w ago
Pictured from the left: Dr Zewdie Mulisa Deksissa (High-Quality Health Systems Team Lead – QHA), Aden Adams (Technical manager), Helét Mostert (Pharmacy manager), Dr Mohammed Shikur Mussa (Vice President of the Ethiopian Healthcare Federation), Petra Sewing (COHSASA Quality Advisor/Surveyor), Dr Yeneneh Getachew (Senior Quality Management Advisor – IHI/QHA), Dr Ayele Teshome (State Minister, Ministry of Health), Henri van Waart (Hospital General Manager), Dr Meseret Bekele (Director General – Institute of Ethiopian Standards), Henok Hailu (Public Health Specialist, Ministry of Health), Mar ..read more
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COHSASA’s Conference at Hospital Show a great success!
COHSASA
by Marilyn Keegan
2M ago
Deena Naidoo, Group Nursing Services Manager, Lenmed (standing) with from left: Jacqui Stewart, CEO of COHSASA; Dr Kim Faure Project Lead: SECURE Global Antibiotic R&D Partnership; Dr Ziyanda Mgugudo-Sello Head of Unit: Professional Services SA Medical Association and Professor Natalie Schellack, Head of the Department of Pharmacology, University of Pretoria, and Editor of the South Africa Pharmacy Journal. People wandering into the Sandton Convention Centre last week could have been forgiven if they thought they had walked onto the set of a sci-fi futuristic film for, contained with ..read more
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Review of global burden of medication without harm WHO publication
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by Marilyn Keegan
2M ago
Review of global burden of medication without harm WHO publication Download The post Review of global burden of medication without harm WHO publication appeared first on COHSASA ..read more
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Medication without Harm WHO Patient Safety policy Brief 2024
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by Marilyn Keegan
2M ago
Medication without Harm WHO Patient Safety policy Brief 2024 Download The post Medication without Harm WHO Patient Safety policy Brief 2024 appeared first on COHSASA ..read more
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South African Health Accrediting Body Is Internationally Accredited
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by Marilyn Keegan
5M ago
As the only one of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa, the Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa NPC (COHSASA) which assesses and accredits a range of healthcare facilities throughout the continent is pleased to announce that it has achieved international accreditation until December 2027. This follows a comprehensive survey by the International Society for Quality in Health Care External Evaluation Association (ISQua EEA) in September last year and not only validates COHSASA as an organisation but also endorses the second edition of its Health Facility Standards for Inpatie ..read more
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The hospital show
COHSASA
by Marilyn Keegan
5M ago
The inaugural Hospital Show and Conference, set for 13 to 14 March at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, promises to attract a diverse audience, including attendees from across Africa. Co-located with the GP Expo and Nursing Practice, this event is not only free for all HCPs but also offers a valuable certificate of attendance for CPD hours. Designed to facilitate connections with leading suppliers and service providers in the hospital sector across South Africa, SADC, and Africa, the Hospital Show is complemented by a two-day conference themed ‘Ensuring Patient Safety in the ESG ..read more
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Mediclinic Cape Gate notches up another quality award
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by Marilyn Keegan
7M ago
Jacqui Stewart, CEO of COHSASA, presents Mediclinic Cape Gate’s four-year accreditation certificate to Hospital General Manager, Carol Defty, and heads of department. There were celebrations recently when CEO of COHSASA, Jacqui Stewart, presented a four-year accreditation certificate to Mediclinic Cape Gate. It was the fourth time that this 164-bed multi-specialist hospital in Brackenfell in the northern suburbs of Cape Town had been accredited. This time the hospital achieved an enviable score of 98 out of a possible 100 points. Recently a standalone day clinic was added to the complex ..read more
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International approaches to accreditation – Updated
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by Marilyn Keegan
8M ago
International approaches to accreditation – Updated Download The post International approaches to accreditation – Updated appeared first on COHSASA ..read more
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Mediclinic Louis Leipoldt receives a seventh COHSASA accreditation
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by Marilyn Keegan
8M ago
CEO of COHSASA, Jacqui Stewart, hands over the four-year accreditation certificate to Mediclinic Louis Leipoldt General Manager, Theresa Wilson (right), as senior staff of the hospital look on. Unit heads of Mediclinic Louis Leipoldt in Bellville gathered this week to receive a seventh accreditation certificate from COHSASA.  This 189-bed acute hospital in the northern suburbs of Cape Town has now received its third four-year accreditation award. This signals that the facility has quality improvement principles deeply embedded in the DNA of daily hospital operations. Receiving the Certif ..read more
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