Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019 | 22 Rabi Al Awwal 1441
WHO Collaborating Centre meeting focuses on quality care, patient safety

WHO Collaborating Centre meeting focuses on high quality care, patient security

The occasion was held in the presence of Dr Rashid al Abri, head of WHO-CC, as nicely as Dr Qamrah al Sariri, director common of Quality Assurance Center, Ministry of Health.

H E Dr Sa’eedi pointed out that this national centre that was officially announced at the Arab Health Ministers’ Meeting in December final year, represents all well being sectors in the sultanate and it seeks to upgrade high quality and individuals security at the national, regional and international levels.

He also stressed that designating Oman as a WHO collaborating centre was due to its substantial progress in the field of high quality more than the years in addition to its continuous collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean especially in building and implementing patient security tools, such as ‘Safe Surgery Saves Life’, ‘Clean Care Safer Care’, ‘Patient Engagement and Empowerment for Patient Safety’ and ‘Reporting and Learning Systems for Safer Care’ as nicely as in operational analysis on patient security and high quality.

The collaborating centre will concentrate on 5 primary tasks underlined in the provision of the necessary sources, expert improvement and instruction, preparation of policies and methods, integrating patient security teaching inside the well being institutes curricula, along with conducting patient security analysis and research.

In light of this, a ministerial selection was issued to kind a permanent committee to coordinate the perform of the WHO Collaborating Centre.

Dr Rashid al Abri emphasised that this centre will have representatives from all well being sectors in the sultanate. He added, it is the only centre in the area in the identical field and will serve as a supply of Omani expertise in the area, and in return advantage the national well being institutions from WHO experiences.

The collaborating centre aims at implementing a number of themes in cooperation with the WHO. The centre will also offer education and instruction on the principles of patient security and high quality in cooperation with the WHO and other non-profit public institutions.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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