Workshop organised for AEFI reporting for COVID vaccine

CEO IHRA, participated in a workshop to train healthcare professionals from private institutions in Islamabad Capital Territory  on recording & documenting adverse events following immunisation focused on COVID vaccination. This workshop was organised by Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority, United States Pharmacopoeia and MoNHSRC.

CEO IHRA participated in seminar on ‘World Family Doctors Day

CEO IHRA, Dr Quaid Saeed participated in a Seminar organised by College of Family Medicine Pakistan Federal Chapter to celebrate ‘World Family Doctors Day 2022’. Dr Quaid while speaking to participants said that IHRA will engage this important health system as Authority is committed to raising standards of healthcare services in Islamabad Capital Territory.

Consultative meeting with (UNODC)

A Consultative meeting with United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) representatives was organised at IHRA Secretariat to discuss standards for Rehabilitation Centres. CEO IHRA appreciated the input of UNODC team Dr Manzoor ul Haq and Ms Rashda Said Niazi in development of MSDS for Rehabilitation services. The implementation of these MSDS will bring improvements in quality of healthcare services provided to the citizens of ICT.

Consultative Meeting for MSDS of Human Cells & Tissues Transplantation

A Consultative meeting with area experts & stakeholders was held at IHRA to finalize the standards for Human Cells & Tissues Transplantation. IHRA officials along with experts Dr Murat Erturk, Dr Salman and Col (R) Rauf Ahmed Khan participated in the meeting under the chairmanship of CEO,Participants of the meeting emphasised on the need for regulations of Human Cells & Tissues Transplantations.

IHRA has launched an online system for Healthcare Registration.

Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority has developed and launched an online system for Healthcare Registration, the HCEs can visit IHRA official website and can get registered online and they can communicate with IHRA through this system…

IHRA continues inspections of healthcare establishments to ensure quality healthcare services

The Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority (IHRA) inspection teams in continuation of their activities carried out inspections of 43 Healthcare Establishments (HCEs) in different areas of Islamabad Capital Territory. 10 HCEs were sealed for major non-compliance’s while 15 were served notices over minor non-compliances.

Heading: Consultative Meeting regarding COVID-19 preparedness

A consultative meeting regarding the inflow of new COVID-19 cases was held at IHRA for better coordination between District Administration ICT and hospitals. Meeting was chaired by Additional DC Mr Sheheryar Arif Khan, representatives of private hospitals of Islamabad Capital Territory were present in the meeting. They were advised to ensure dedicated Covid-19 facilities in the hospitals for the preparedness of Covid pandemic situation.

IHRA expresses grief over death of Dr Tahir Shamsi

Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority (IHRA) expresses a deep sense of sorrow and grief over the death of renowned haematologist Dr Tahir Shamsi. IHRA extends heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family and pray that may Allah Almighty grant them courage to
to bear the loss with equanimity. Dr Shamsi was a pioneer of bone marrow transplant and transfusion  medicine in Pakistan and was a humble personality. He will always be missed in medical services of the country.

IHRA takes action against quackery in ICT

Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority (IHRA) has intensified its extensive drive against quack clinics in the federal capital  on Thursday.

During raids in the outskirts of the capital, several quacks were found running their medical clinics while treating patients and even conducting minor operations.On which, the IHRA inspection teams sealed many such clinics besides issuing warnings and confiscating expired medicines and testing kits.

Many such centers were put under surveillance to check any attempt to restart quackery since unqualified persons were reportedly running these centers at the time of raids.

IHRA organized ToT session for HCEs on PITB Dengue Activity Tracking System

Keeping in view the increasing number of Dengue cases, Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority (IHRA) organized a Training of Trainers session for the Healthcare Establishments in Islamabad on PITB Dengue Activity Tracking System, to ensure accurate and responsible reporting of confirmed Dengue Cases by the Healthcare Establishments. The training session was honored by the presence of Dr. Quaid Saeed, CEO, IHRA, with Mr. Omer Mushtaq as the trainer from PITB. A total of 23 representatives of Hospitals and Labs attended the session, for acquiring adequate information and instructions for proper data entry of Dengue cases on a regular basis.