Regional strategy for patient safety in the WHO South-East Asia Region (2016-2025)
AbstractThe quality and safety aspect of health care is of utmost importance in health service delivery. Health services that are provided should be of very high quality and should be safe for the service providers as well as recipients. Considering the importance of patient safety in the Region, a Regional strategy for patient safety was drafted to be adopted by Member States. The draft strategy was presented to a group comprising experts from the Region as well as from Headquarters and further improved. Based on the recommendations of the expert group, the draft was discussed at a regional consultation and finalized. This Regional Patient Safety Strategy was unanimously endorsed by representatives of all 11 SEAR Member States. This document will be useful for service providers in the health-care sector, programme managers and those in charge of hospital administration.
World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2015). Regional strategy for patient safety in the WHO South-East Asia Region (2016-2025). WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205839