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.