Abu Dhabi: Elevating the global recognition of the healthcare sector in Abu Dhabi, the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH) has become an institutional member of the International Society for Health Care Quality (ISQua).
ISQua is a global organization which is dedicated to promote quality improvement in healthcare through global cooperation.
Through this membership, DoH will connect with ISQua to strengthen the international healthcare landscape by delivering safe and high-quality healthcare services to the global community.
The membership will also allow the Department to further position the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as a global leader in healthcare quality, support the improvement of patient safety in the UAE and the region, and strengthen the Emirate’s quality of Healthcare Quality Index’ Muashir’ by collaborating with international organizations.
The Department of Health will also highlight the Emirate’s healthcare quality programs to attract more regional professionals and experts to share knowledge and expertise about the latest trends in healthcare quality.
As an ISQua member, DoH will host conferences, exhibitions and workshops locally, regionally and internationally to promote best practices for high-quality and safe healthcare services as well as raise awareness on the importance of safe health and social care. It will expand cross collaborations across the global healthcare sector to ensure the optimum delivery of healthcare services to all patients in Abu Dhabi and beyond.
The ISQua membership will provide DoH access to all of body’s online resources and free access to the International Journal for Quality in Health Care (IJQHC).
Ms. Hind Al Zaabi, Executive Director of Healthcare Facilities at the DoH observed about the association with ISQua.
The quality of healthcare remains at the forefront of DoH’s priorities as it strives to strengthen the sector’s quality while ensuring the delivery of comprehensive and timely services to all members of the community.
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR HEALTH CARE QUALITY (ISQUA)
Established in 1985, ISQua has a vision to promote quality and safety in healthcare through international cooperation and collaboration. The body is dedicated to make this vision a reality.
As a membership organization, ISQua aims to raise the network of members worldwide, focusing on developing benefits for members so that they are supported in their efforts to innovate, transform, develop and improve safe person-centered care.