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.

MOU signed between IHRA & QUAD A

In a step towards improving the standards of healthcare establishments in Islamabad Capital Territory, a MOU was signed between Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority (IHRA) and American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (QUAD A) at IHRA Secretariat. This MOU will allow IHRA to bring a truly global healthcare system in ICT through a strategic partnership with QUAD A.

Workshop for Infection, Prevention & Control Organised by IHRA

Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority along with National Institute of Health and Riphah Institute of Healthcare Improvement & Safety observed International Infection Prevention week (IIPW) & a workshop for healthcare professionals was conducted in this regard. The IIPW theme for this year is “The Future is Infection Prevention: 50 Years of Infection Prevention”.

Consultative meeting on AMR

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

Workshop on Medication Safety organised on World Patient Safety Day

‘World Patient Safety Day’ is observed each year on 17th September, the theme for this year is ‘Medication without Harm’. To commemorate World Patients Safety Day this year, Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority (IHRA) in collaboration with NIH, RIHIS, PHC and HealthRAB organised a Workshop on ‘Medication Safety’. The workshop was aimed at raising awareness about patient safety and minimizing patients harm in healthcare establishments. Representatives from public & private establishments of Islamabad Capital Territory participated in the workshop.

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.

Meeting for collaboration amongst sister healthcare commissions

A meeting for collaboration amongst sister healthcare commissions on different areas of implementation in their respective jurisdictions was held at IHRA. CEO IHRA welcomed Dr Nadeem Akhtar; CEO KP Healthcare Commission, Dr Ahsan Qavi Siddiqui; CEO Sindh Healthcare Commission and Dr Mushtaq Sulheri, Director Clinical Governance Punjab Healthcare Commission at IHRA Secretariat. It was decided that all sister healthcare commissions will meet regularly to learn from each other and analyze progress.

Training of Healthcare Professionals on AMR stewardship

To combat the use and misuse of antimicrobials by healthcare practitioners; a training workshop was organized at IHRA secretariat in collaboration with DAI Fleming Fund.  The three-day Training of Healthcare Professionals on AMR stewardship covered 3 different modules; AMR Fundamentals, Evidence-based Treatments and Infection Prevention & Control. Representatives from different public and private sector hospitals of Islamabad participated in the training. The interactive training sessions were aimed at helping healthcare professionals to combat antimicrobial resistance in an effective manner.