The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) is a member-based, not-for-profit community that delivers a variety of initiatives and programmes. Our mission is to inspire and empower people to advocate for and facilitate improvements in the quality and safety of healthcare worldwide. Each member of the community gains from ISQua’s three core values: Knowledge, Network and Voice.
Association of Healthcare Providers (India)
The Association of Healthcare Providers (India) represents the vast majority of healthcare providers in India. It educates its members and at the same time, advocates to the government, regulatory bodies and other stakeholders issues that support and enable its member organisations to deliver Universal Healthcare Services to the community at large.
The vision of the Association of Healthcare Providers (India) is to have a healthy India, encompassing society, community, and the common man.
The George Institute India
The George Institute is a leading independent medical research institute established in India in 2007. We are part of a global family of affiliate institutions in Australia, China, and the UK. Our mission is to improve the health of millions of people in India through the generation of high quality evidence using discovery, implementation research and scaling up innovations.
We do this by focusing on:
- — Better treatments: finding better treatments for the world’s biggest health problems
- — Better care: transforming primary health care to support better health for more people
- — Healthier societies: harnessing the power of governments, markets and communities to improve population health
To maximise our research impact, we are driving:
- — Advocacy and thought leadership: effective advocacy and thought leadership to improve health, aligned to our research goals
- — Disruptive entrepreneurship: game-changing social entrepreneurship to improve health, aligned to our research goals
CAHO is a pan-India organization focused on overall quality improvement at the grassroot-level, across the entire spectrum of healthcare facilities in the country public hospitals, private (small to large corporate hospitals), government-run medical colleges and universities. CAHO actively conducts customized training modules for increasing patient safety and operational efficiency of the healthcare industry.
CAHOCON 2020 is the 6th International conference of CAHO focused on healthcare quality. The theme of the conference is Building Culture of Safety in Healthcare. Ten Pre-Conference workshops are scheduled to be conducted across various hospitals on the 17th of April, 2020. The main Conference would be on 18th and 19th April, 2020 in Kochi, Kerala, India.
With active participation from International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua), Asian Society for Quality in Healthcare (ASQua), Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), speakers from Australia, USA and over 600 delegates comprising the decision makers and influencers in healthcare, CAHOCON promises be a very focused meet to discuss, learn and upgrade the quality of healthcare facilities and services being provided in hospitals and laboratories.
Indian Confederation for Healthcare Accreditation (ICHA)
Indian Confederation for Healthcare Accreditation is a professionally owned and driven, Not-for-Profit organisation incorporated as a Section 25 Company (Now u/s 8 as per Companies Act 2013). The basic aim of ICHA is to strengthen our health system. Patient Safety is the hallmark of excellence and ICHA’s chosen path to achieve excellence. ICHA logo depicts its mission of Patient Centred Healthcare.
Today there is a global realisation of the need for (re)building trust in healthcare. The Global narrative has shifted thus. ICHA was founded with the core values of TRUST – TRANSPARENCY – TRANSACTIONS and has been advocating / propagating as such.
Addressing comprehensively the complexities of health system requires a collaborative team effort of all stakeholders. ICHA is the National multi-stakeholder Confederation of National Associations/ Institutions for establishing validated excellence in healthcare in line with similar bodies in all developed countries. ICHA comprises all stakeholder groups viz. Providers, Receivers and users, Payers and funders and Educators and regulators. Today all the major National associations (41) of Medical (Clinical, Lab, Admin), Nursing, Pharmacy, Therapy, Consumers, Management and Architects are subscribers. All the constituent associations are well established and respective apex bodies. Please visit www.icha.in for details.
ICHA Patient Safety initiative is an implementation program. The program has been contextualized and validated in Indian context through programs all over India. It aims to build trust through creating the culture of safer healthcare – a necessary prerequisite to sustainable excellence.