IHRA organised a Dengue workshop for healthcare professionals

A Dengue workshop was organised at IHRA secretariat for healthcare professionals to ensure implementation of dengue checklist, dengue patient hospital management, Lab test management and PITB Dashboard registration and reporting read more


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.

MOU signed between (IHRA) and Fleming Fund Country Grant Pakistan

Antibiotic use in Pakistan has increased by 65% over the last 16 years.   The misuse and overuse of antimicrobials by health practitioners has increased resistance in humans, which has resulted in severe illness and even death. To address this problem in Islamabad, DAI – Fleming Fund Country Grant Pakistan and the Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority (IHRA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to combat Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) together. With this MOU, IHRA will also be able to regulate and enforce the minimum standards of safety for patients, healthcare professionals and other staff in healthcare establishments, in relevance to AMR, in the Islamabad Capital Territory. This MOU will allow interventions in 5 public and private hospitals in Islamabad. The healthcare professionals and administrators of the selected hospitals will be trained in AMR concepts and the importance of AMR stewardship.

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.

IHRA attended ICQ Advisory Board Meeting

CEO IHRA, Dr Quaid Saeed attended ICQ (International Consortium of Quality Assurance) Advisory board meeting at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). The three day conference activities were within the framework of ISSUP’s 7th Annual Event ‘Uniting the Global Community to face the Challenge of Addiction’. It was organised in collaboration with National Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) of Abu Dhabi and the International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP).

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 finalizes MSDS for Dental Services to improve services

Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority (IHRA) organized a consultative meeting with stakeholders and field experts to finalize the draft of  Minimum Service Delivery Standards (MSDS) for Dental Services. After thorough discussions at IHRA Secretariat between IHRA officials and  experts including Dr Anis ur Rehman, Dr Tahir Shah Nawaz, Dr Saeed Mustafa and Dr Uziar Luqman comprehensive service delivery standards including functional areas and indicators have been developed. These standards will help in ensuring improvement of quality and safety of healthcare services which is the ultimate goal of IHRA.

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.