Africa Health Holdings joins SafeCare’s Quality Standardisation Programme
Africa Health Holdings Limited has become the latest health service provider to sign on to the SafeCare Health Safety and Quality Standardisation Programme.
The health service delivery industry leader with outlets in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria, is hoping to access standardized quality assessment and service delivery improvement for all facilities under its operations.
This will help it shore up efficiency in areas of sustainability and suitability within the space it operates.
At a short ceremony to sign off the agreement Thursday, Country Director for PharmAccess Ghana – operators of the SafeCare Programme – Dr Maxwell Antwi said the committee will set in motion a process to evaluate and upgrade all service delivery outlets of AHH Ltd in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria.
“Having signed unto the programme, we will begin a comprehensive training of some staff to be SafeCare assessors at the accredited facilities”, Dr Antwi SafeCare program.
In the agreement, Africa Health Holdings Ltd will be exposed to several high-value benefits for all the network members.
These include the use of internationally ISQua accredited SafeCare Standards, use of AfriDB and AfriQA digital platforms for quality assessments of its health facilities.
It will also access support for the internationally certified SafeCare Assessors to conduct quality assessments
and provide technical facilitation support for all health facilities within the Africa Health Holdings Ltd network to improve healthcare quality.
For the CEO of Africa Health Holdings Sangu Delle, “SafeCare’s international quality improvement program is expected to guarantee the provision of quality healthcare across all our facilities in Africa during this pandemic and beyond”.
“We are committed to providing the highest level of quality to our clients anytime they walk into our facility. And that is why we have signed on to the SafeCare programme”, he added.
SafeCare empowers the progress in the care delivery of healthcare providers by helping them measure, monitor and improve their services using innovative solutions.
Its internationally recognised, ISQua accredited standards measure the quality of healthcare provision and provide a staged motivating, technology-powered pathway to sustainable improvement.
SafeCare aims to create a significant impact on the quality of healthcare provided by healthcare facilities.
Operated by the PharmAccess Foundation, SafeCare creates transparency for patients, providers, insurers, banks and governments, and acts as a tool for self-regulation and benchmarking.
The Country Director for PharmAccess Ghana, Dr Maxwell Antwi, emphasised that successful implementation of the AHH-SafeCare quality improvement program will contribute to the overall growth of its health facilities in Ghana and abroad, to benefit from such internationally acclaimed standardized healthcare delivery.