Due to the current pandemic, CAHOCON 2021 has been rescheduled and will now be held in December, 2021 at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Bolgatty. The proposed dates will be announced shortly.

    CPHIC Basic Training Program Launch & CQP Inaugural at Sankara Nethralaya Chennai

    CPHIC Basic Training Program Launch & CQP Inaugural at Sankara Nethralaya Chennai

    Download Application form

    On 3rd December 2017, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Nungambakkam, Chennai was certified by The Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organizations ( CAHO) as one of the Centres for Quality Promotion ( CQP) based on its Quality excellence in patient care and visible commitment to Quality promotion

    A plaque was presented to Ms. Akila Ganesan, Director Administration and Ms. Hannah, HOD of the Quality Department by Dr. Lallu, Technical Advisor of CAHO & Quality Manager, CMC, Vellore and Dr. Narendranath, Joint Secretary of CAHO & Medical Superintendent of Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore. Dr. Lily felicitated the chief guests.

    As the first event of CQP, Sankara Nethralaya and CAHO conducted a one Day Basic Certificate Training Program on Hospital Infection Control (appropriate for Entry Level NABH accreditation) for 45 Infection Control professionals from across the country.

    The faculty were as follows:

    The program was highly appreciated by the participants and helped them in understanding protocols and processes responsible for reducing HAI and thus improving safety of patients & their own safety as well.

    • Dr. J Jayalakshmi - Professor and Head of the Department of Microbiology, PSG, Medical College & Hospital, Coimbatore.
    • Dr. Samina Jaminder - Senior Ophthalmologist and Founder of Zaminder Eye Hospital, Bangalore.
    • Dr. Anuradha Chandran - Professor, Department of Microbiology, Vinayaka Mission Medical College, Salem
    • Ms. Hannah Priya- Head of the Department of Quality, Sankara Nethralaya.