Capital Ethiopia Newspaper

Ministry launches Ethiopian Hospitals Alliance for Quality

The Ministry of Health announced that the establishment of Ethiopian Hospital Alliance for Quality (EHAQ) aimed at creating cohesive cluster in local hospitals which enables them to share and replicate best practices. Dr. Tedros Adhanom said the EHAQ was established to improve the quality of hospital services in Ethiopia. Government hospitals are, therefore, clustered based on their proximity and previous activities, he added. Ministry Medical Services have been showing improvement following the application of Ethiopian Hospitals Reform Implementation Guideline. As to him, clustering local hospitals is vital to enhance these improvements and enable them assist one another. On the occasion, the Ministry has made 15 lead government hospitals out of the 114 across the country public, based on their first quarter performance report and patient satisfaction score.
(The Ethiopian Herald)