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IHRA celebrated WorldPatientSafetyDay-2023

IHRA celebrated WorldPatientSafetyDay-2023 and hosted a significant meeting in collaboration with DAI and The Fleming Fund. WHO AWaRE poster on classification of Antibiotics has been launched, which is a tool for antibiotic stewardship to reduce antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The aim of this meeting was to create awareness among Healthcare providers regarding Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) to optimize antimicrobial use among patients, to improve patient outcomes, ensure cost-effective therapy and reduce adverse sequelae of antimicrobial use (including antimicrobial resistance). Representatives from different Healthcare Establishments of Islamabad Capital Territory participated in the meeting.

IHRA participated in first National Security workshop 2023

IHRA participated in first National Security workshop 2023۔ CEO ihra said that health security has become a cornerstone of National Security, recognizing that a nation’s strength is intrinsically linked to the well-being of its citizens. Ensuring the health and safety of the population is not only a matter of humanitarian concern but also a strategic imperative. In this context, the role of the Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority (IHRA) holds significant importance. IHRA plays a vital role in upholding Human Security by overseeing the quality and accessibility of healthcare services in Islamabad. IHRA’s commitment to quality and accessibility directly fortifies human health security and, by extension, National Security, establishing a robust foundation for a flourishing society.

Directives for provision of price list of offered services by all Healthcare Establishments in Islamabad

Price list for healthcare establishments

National policy Dialouge discussed healthcare in Pakistan

Dr Quaid Saeed, CEO IHRA participated in National Policy Dialouge to discuss Improving healthcare in Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities.

World Anti-biotic awareness Week observed

To commemorate ‘World Antibiotic Awareness Week’  seminar was held at NIH in which Dr Quaid Saeed discussed the role of IHRA in optimising the anti-microbial use.

Consultative meeting on AMR

A consultative meeting with Flemming Fund team to further strengthen collaboration on Anti-microbial Resistance  was held at IHRA secretariat.

MOU signed for dengue prevention

Dr. Yasmine Jospeh, Director Society for Relief and Development (SRD) called upon Dr. Quaid Saeed, CEO IHRA at IHRA Secretariat. A MoU was signed between IHRA & SRD for the dengue prevention and awareness campaign.