3rd ANNUAL SQHN CONFERENCE: SAFETY STANDARDS AND CUSTOMER SERVICE

IMPROVING HEALTHCARE QUALITY IN NIGERIA
Collaboration with the West African Health on the 6th of September 2012

Please click here to read the report from the collaborative conference with West African Health at the 8th International Medical Exhibition & Conference.

Conference Report

3rd Conference

For the very first time since the introduction of the Annual Conference, the Society for Quality in Healthcare in Nigeria (SQHN) invited her members and interested non members of the public to a 2-day Conference with a theme of “safety, Standards and Customer Service”. The Conference was held on the 13th and 14th of October 2011 at the Royal Tropicana Hotel.

Presentations were made by local and international healthcare professionals, and there were presentations made by brief member hospitals (Shell Hospital Warri, Lagoon Hospital and May Clinics Ltd) to share their experience on issues relating to several aspects of the Conference Theme.

The Conference was opened by an address from a representative of the Minister for State for Health, Dr. Mohammed Ali Pate, and was well attended by over 400 people (old and new members as well as members of the public) the first day and over 300 attendees on the 2nd day.

Presentations are available for download here. Please click on the names of the presenters for their profiles and the topics for the presentations.

  1. Importance of Standards in a Demand Driven Health Insurance System by Dr. Dogo Mohammed, Executive Secretary, NHIS
  2. The National Health Bill and its Impact on the Quality Agenda by Professor Emmanuel Otolorin, Country Director, JHPIEGO
  3. WHO Patient Safety Programme by Dr. Carmen Audera-Lopez, Technical Officer, World Health Organization Patient Safety Programme
  4. Quality Improvement at the Shell Hospital Warri by Dr. Olufemi mosuro, Clinical Health Manager and Consultant Anesthesiologist, Shell IA Hospital, Ogunu
  5. Attaining the Gold Standard in Nosocomial Infection Control by Dr. Alexander A. Dimoko, Consultant Surgeon, Shell IA Hospital, Ogunu
  6. JCI- The Lagoon Hospitals Experience by Dr. Olujimi Coker, Chief of Surgery, Lagoon Hospitals, Lagos
  7. The use of Standardized Clinical Core Measures in Comparing Hospital Standard in the US: A Case for a Similar Strategy in Future Health Delivery in Nigeria by Dr. Olutoyin Abitoye, Attending Clinician, Virtua Medical Group
  8. Dr. House or Dr. Welby- Where Did We Miss it? by Dr. Christy Okoromah, Acting Director, Medical Education Development Unit (MEDU), College of Medecine, University of Lagos
  9. The Role of Diagnostics as a Driver of Standards, patient Safety and Cost by Mr. Wole Edwin, Executive Director, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
  10. Committing Healthcare Providers to Quality Improvement: Working Towards Safecare by Professor Tobia Rinke de Wit, Director Advocacy, Technology and Research, PharmAccess Foundation
  11. The May Clinic Experience: The Impact of Accreditation to the Improvement of Quality in Healthcare Practices by Mr. Abisola Aworinde, Executive Director, May Clinics Limited

Click here to view the Programme of Activities and the Conference Report.

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