Offering the latest news in health care quality and safety, the ISQua blog also features guest posts from the best and brightest in the industry.

Become ISQua's next Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care

By | May. 21, 2019 |

Expressions of interest are now being invited for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care, commencing on 1st April 2020, when the current Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jack Yu-Chuan (Jack) Li steps down after six years in the role.

Fostering closer ties between ISQua and PIPSQC

By | May. 1, 2019 |

The Paediatric International Patient Safety and Quality Community (PIPSQC), an international community of professionals who share a passion for patient safety and quality in paediatrics and the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua), a global organisation with the aim to inspire and drive improvement in the quality and safety of health care worldwide, have signed a collaboration agreement to foster closer ties between the two organisations.

ISQua Partners with the Patient Safety Movement Foundation to Achieve Zero Preventable Deaths in Hospitals

By | Mar. 26, 2019 |

March 25, 2019 – Irvine, CA & Dublin, Ireland – The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) is pleased to announce their support of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) and their mission to eliminate preventable deaths in hospitals, with a signed cooperation agreement.

New branding set to take ISQua forward

By | Mar. 20, 2019 |

It is exciting to be able to launch the new ISQua logo and reveal the first ever logo for our newly established association, the International Society for Quality in Health Care External Evaluation Association (IEEA).

Fourth Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety

By | Mar. 4, 2019 |

The Fourth Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety took place in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from 2–3 March 2019. This year’s Summit focused on patient safety in low and middle-income countries and reducing adverse events.

ISQua speaking at International Hospital Accreditation Conference in Shenzhen, China

By | Feb. 15, 2019 |

A delegation consisting of myself, Cliff Hughes Immediate Past President, Stephen Clark Chair of the IEEA Accreditation Council and Elaine O’ Connor Head of the International Accreditation Programme and Strategic Partnerships will attend and present at the Conference on International Hospital Accreditation – Key to Quality and Safety from the 18th – 20th of February in Shenzhen, China.

ISQua's Statement on ‘Global action on Patient Safety’ for the 144th Session of the WHO Executive Board

By | Feb. 5, 2019 |
The following statement was submitted for agenda item 6.6.1 (Global action on patient safety) of the 144th Session of the WHO Executive Board. ISQua are a non-State actor in official relations with WHO

WHO Executive Board (EB) Resolution ‘Global action on patient safety’

By | Feb. 5, 2019 |
I am delighted to share with you that the WHO Executive Board (EB) 144th session deliberated on the agenda item ‘Global action on patient safety’ on 31 January 2019; and adopted the EB Resolution ‘Global action on patient safety’ (including the establishment of an annual World Patient Safety Day on 17 September) on 1 February 2019; and recommended it for adoption at the World Health Assembly (WHA) in May 2019. This marks the achievement of a major milestone in the global patient safety movement.

ISQua and Lucian Leape launch new Patient Safety Fellowship

By | Dec. 19, 2018 |

ISQua in collaboration with Lucian Leape are launching a new Patient Safety Fellowship Programme available to all current physicians and health care providers from developing countries, or countries in transition, interested in advancing and expanding their expertise in patient safety, with resultant improvement of safety of patients in their local area. 

New ISQua Community of Practice: Learning about Improvement

By | Dec. 19, 2018 |

ISQua in association with the USAID ASSIST Project/ University Research Co., LLC (URC) will be launching a new Community of Practice in 2019 which will focus on Learning about Improvement.

Fellowship Internship Programme 2018

By | Nov. 5, 2018 |

Prof Dr Matiur Rahman (Pakistan) was one of four ISQua Fellowship Participants who took part in the internship programme hosted by AGPAL (Australia). Here he shares his reflections and learnings from his time in Australia.

Global Framework for Development and Stewardship to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

By | Oct. 22, 2018 |

The goal of the Global Framework for Development and Stewardship to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance (the Framework) is to promote and protect the health of humans, animals, plants and to protect the environment in recognition of their interconnection under the One Health approach.

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