Conference Presentations

Day 1

•Prof Gert van Zyl
Meeting the Challenges Faced by Emerging Countries in the Provision of Quality
Primary Health Care: Safe Care Initiative

•Ms Paula Wilson
Introduction to Joint Commission International

•Mr Michiel de Wilde
PharmAccess Foundation: a brief introduction

•Dr Marshall SCI Speech

•Dr Keith Shongwe - Dr Olive Shisana
Quality of health services: critical element to successful NHI implementation

•Dr P vanOstenberg
Quality Improvement overview

•Drs Onno Schellekens
“Financing health care improvement in Africa”

•Dr Nicole Spieker
Introduction to the SafeCare Initiative

•Prof Erwin Schwella
SafeCare Knowledge Institute

•Prof Stuart Whittaker
Using information technology to improve the quality and safety of primary healthcare facilities, including non-specialist hospitals

Day 2

•Paula Wilson
JCI Experiences in Improving Quality in Resource Restricted Countries

•Prof Stuart Whittaker
The theory that supports the COHSASA programmes

•Dr Carmen Audera-Lopez
WHO safety patient program

•Dr Sipho Kabane
Adverse Event Monitoring as a Quality Improvement Driver: The Free State Case Study

•Prof Tobias Rinke de Wit
The role of Quality in Health System Development

•Ms Fola Laoye
Linking quality with health insurance programs

•Dr Nicholas Tweneboa
NHIS accreditation in Ghana