Sixth international conference on patient safety held at FJMU

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Published: 08:24 PM, 11 Mar, 2023
Sixth international conference on patient safety held at FJMU
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The Sixth International Conference on Patient Safety to create Awareness, Planning and Implementation of Digital Health, Patient Health and Safety Research and Healthcare Leadership was organized at Fatima Jinnah Medical University (FJMU), Lahore in collaboration with Riphah International University.

The International Conference was held in collaboration with the Host Prof. Dr Khalid Masood Gondal, Vice Chancellor, Fatima Jinnah Medical University and Chairman Prof. Dr Zakiuddin Ahmed, Project Director, Riphah Institute of Healthcare Improvement and Safety.

The Theme of the Conference was "Engaging Patients and Families on Co-design Safety ".

Five Parallel sessions were held in which “free paper and poster competition, Role of Nursing in Patient Safety by Ms Sultana Afdhal, Medication Safety by Prof. Dr Abdul Rasheed, Need for National Standards and Accreditations by Dr Salma Jaoni & Ms Afifa Munawwa and Undergraduate & Postgraduate Curriculum of Patient Safety by Prof. Dr Paul Barach.

Vice Chancellor Fatima Jinnah Medical University Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal thanked all the International Speakers from abroad, Distinguished Guests and Participants. He said that patient health safety is a very important subject. He announced that the subject of Patient Safety will be the part of Curriculum of Undergraduate and Postgraduate, Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Lahore. He further said that patient care is our Top Most Priority and Insha’Allah we will continue to provide the best health facilities to the patients.

Various International Speakers, Prof. Dr. Paul Barch, Chairman International Advisory Board, Wayne State University USA; Prof. Dr. Aziz Shaikh, Director Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences & Informatics, University of Edinburg, UK; Ms. Sultana Afdhal, CEO World Innovative Submit for Health (WISH), Qatar; Dr. Abdulelah Al Hawsawi, Ex-Director General, Saudi Patient Safety Centre, Saudi Arabia, doctor mondher letaief, Regional Advisor, Health System Development, PSQ  WHO; Dr. Mike Durkin, Senior Advisor Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London, UK; Prof. Dr. Shin Ushiro, Executive Board Member, Japan Council of Quality Healthcare, Japan; Prof. Tan Kok Hian, Group Director Singhealth Duke- NUS, Institute of Patient Safety & Quality, Singapore; Ms. Salma Jaouni, CEO Healthcare Accreditation Council, Jordan; Prof. Dr. Seval Akgun, Chief Quality Officer Baskent University Hospital Network, Turkey; Dr. Sameer Ellahham, Medical Director Continuous Improvement Department, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi; Ms. Helen Crisp, Editor-In-Chief, BMJ Open Quality, England; Ms. NikiO'Brien, Policy Fellow in Global Health-Centre for Health Policy, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London; Prof. Dr. Abdul Rashid, President FIMA, Member Patients Safety Council MOH, Malaysia;  Prof. Dr. Amar Jamal, Chairman Family Medicine KSU/ Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, Saudi Arabia;

Prof. Dr. Rashid Al-Abri, Director WHO Collaborating Centre for Quality & Patient Safety Training, Oman graced the occasion as Special Guest.

Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. Kamran Khalid Khawaja, Registrar Prof. Muhammad Nadeem, Principal Prof. Noreen Akmal, Former Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. Shamsa Humayun, Deans Prof. Muniza Qayyum, Prof. Zohra Khanum, Prof. Manazza Iqbal, Prof. Abdul Hameed, Prof. Naveed Akbar Hotiana, Director Quality Enhancement Cell/ Chairperson Department of Medicine Prof. Bilquis Shabbir, Heads of Departments, Faculty Members, Post Graduate and Under Graduate students also participated in the International Conference.

In the Plenary Session, a briefing was given on the Global Perspective of Patient Safety and a panel discussion was also held.

In the Thematic Plenary Session, various International Speakers such as Prof. Dr. Paul Barch, Prof. Dr. Aziz Sheikh, Prof. Tin Kok Hian and Dr. Mike Durkin gave briefings on “Engaging Patients and Families on to Co-design safety”.

In the concluding session, a panel discussion was held on "Patient Health Care Journey to Hospital - Why, When, How".

A Digital Healthcare Symposium will be held on Sunday in which various International Speakers Prof. Dr. Rashid Al-Abri, Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Quality and Patient Safety Training, Oman; Prof. Dr. Paul Birch, Chairman International Advisory Board, Vienna. State University, USA; Mr. Muhammad Arshad, Chief Executive Officer Prime Minister Health Program Health Facilitation Program; Prof. Dr. Aziz Shaikh, Director, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK and Prof. Tan Kok Hian, Group Director, Sign Health Duke, Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Singapore and Dr. Shivam Natarajan, Chief Healthcare Services, Ajlan, Saudi Arabia will participate.

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