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Items filtered by date: February 2019

Nominations Solicited for 2019 PROMs Career Achievement Prize

By | Feb. 25, 2019 | 0

We are seeking nominations for the 2019 Health Assessment Lab/Medical Outcomes Trust* John Ware and Alvin Tarlov Career Achievement Prize in Patient Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs), which includes a $20,000 honorarium.

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Leading and Managing - Shining a Light on the "Dark-side" of Healthcare with Heather Shearer

By | Feb. 22, 2019 | 0

We were delighted to host Heather Shearer for our ISQua Fellowship Programme live webinar in February on the topic of Leading and Managing - Shining a Light on the "Dark-side" of Healthcare.

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HEPS 2019 Conference

By | Feb. 17, 2019 | 0

ISQua is delighted to be collaborating HEPS2019 in Lisbon 3 - 5 July.


Dr. Peter Lachman, CEO of ISQua, invites you to participate in the HEPS2019, the theme is Building Health and Social Care Systems for the Future: Demographic Changes, Digital Age and Human Factors. ISQua is proud to announce that ISQua CEO, Peter Lachman will be speaking at HEPS2019. 



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SQHN Summit in Collaboration with ISQua

By | Feb. 15, 2019 | 0

ISQua is delighted to be collaborating on the SQHN Regional Conference 2019 in the Muson Centre, Lagos, Nigeria on 19th June 2019.


The theme of the conference is 'Patients' Experience of Care


ISQua Fellows will be awarded 2 credits for attending this conference. 


Register here


Programme Available Here


Speakers include:


Ms Jacqui Stewart, CEO COHSASA

Dr Michael Marx, ISQua Expert

Dr Chioma Oduenyi, JHPIEGO

Dr Ngozi Onyia, Paelon Memorial Clinic

Dr Emmanuella Zamba, Lagos State Ministry of Health

Dr Maamsallah Omisore, Consultant Family Physician




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ISQua speaking at International Hospital Accreditation Conference in Shenzhen, China

By | Feb. 15, 2019 | 0

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.

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ISQua and AfIHQSA Healthcare Quality and Safety Summit

By | Feb. 15, 2019 | 0

ISQua is delighted to be collaborating on the AfIHQSA Healthcare Quality & Safety Summit 2019 in Accra, Ghana 17th - 18th June.


 The conference features keynotes and discussion panels on the following topics: 

  • Implementing Quality at the Secondary/Tertiary Level: Experiences and Lessons Learnt
  • National Quality Strategy: Perspectives, Progress, Challenges and the Way Forward
  • Implementing Quality at the Primary Level: Experiences and Lessons Learnt
  • Accreditation and Regulation for Quality of Care Outcomes 
  • and much more...


ISQua fellows qualify for 2 credits by attending this conference. 

There are CPD points available for attending this conference.


Register at 




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28th OES International Forum

By | Feb. 13, 2019 | 0

ISQua is delighted to be collaborating with OES on the 28th OES International Forum in alliance with the Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá. There is a discount available for ISQua members attending this conference. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

29th - 31st May 2019




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

By | Feb. 5, 2019 | 0
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
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WHO Executive Board (EB) Resolution ‘Global action on patient safety’

By | Feb. 5, 2019 | 0
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.
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Fundamentals of Patient Safety with John Brennan

By | Feb. 1, 2019 | 0

We were delighted to host John Brennan for our ISQua Fellowship Programme live webinar in January on the topic of Fundamentals of Patient Safety.

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