A1: Quality and Safety in Primary Care

Friday, 25th August

It is well recognized that strong primary care is a crucial component of a high performing healthcare system. This session will explore some of the innovative developments and best practices being deployed to help achieve strong, high-performing primary care from within the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.  A panel of expert speakers will share their experiences and there will be an opportunity to interact with these experts through a panel discussion.

In this interactive panel session our expert speakers will look at quality and safety in primary care from three different regional perspectives.

Azhar Ali, Head of Middle East & Asia Pacific Institute for Healthcare Improvement; USA
Shunzo Koizumi, Professor Emeritus, Saga University is a Board Member of Japanese Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare (JSQSH) and the Editor-in-Chief of Japanese Journal of Quality and Safety in Healthcare; Japan
Ee Ming Khoo, Department of Primary Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya; Malaysia
Donald Li, President elect, WONCA World executive council, Immediate past President, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Hong Kong