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The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA), a not-for-profit organisation in Cape Town, South Africa, assists a wide range of healthcare facilities to meet and maintain quality standards.
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Resilience in the face of a pandemic
The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa NPC (Cohsasa) has released the names of health facilities that have been accredited at its latest board meeting. Health facilities that receive accreditation awards from Cohsasa must meet extremely rigorous, internationally recognised standards, signifying that patients attending these facilities can expect to receive safe, quality care. 26 May 2023 Read more

Latest accreditations awarded by The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa Cohsasa (NPC)
The Mediclinic Group in South Africa has put its best foot forward with one of the highest number ever of its facilities receiving four-year accreditation awards at a recent Board Meeting of Cohsasa. A total of eight Mediclinic hospitals, scattered throughout South Africa and Namibia, achieved the highest accolade: a four-year accreditation. 17 Mar 2023 Read more

Latest accreditations awarded by Cohsasa (NPC)
Kenya is in the limelight this quarter with two hospitals in Nairobi achieving accreditation awards. These are Avenue Parklands Hospital and Metropolitan Hospital which each achieved two-year awards. Other hospitals which have achieved accreditation belong to the Mediclinic Group in South Africa. 30 Nov 2022 Read more

Hospital functions like a well-oiled machine
When a hospital is accredited for a sixth time, pundits would say it is a safe assumption that it is functioning like a well-oiled machine: only a few tweaks are necessary to meet rigorous international standards. 13 Oct 2022 Read more

World Patient Safety Day
To mark the annual World Patient Safety Day, three organisations - Cohsasa of South Africa, AfiHQSA of Ghana and C-CARE (IHK) of Uganda are collaborating to bring you the latest thinking across Africa regarding medication without harm - the theme for this year's World Health Organization (WHO) third global patient safety challenge. 5 Sep 2022 Read more

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