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COHSASA received recognition of its latest accreditation at the ISQua Conference
by Marilyn Keegan on 19 September 2011

Top South African healthcare evaluation and standards setting body, the Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA) this week received a third successive thumbs up as a competent accrediting body from the international watchdog on health standards and accreditation, the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua).

SafeCare Launched to Raise Standard of Healthcare in Africa
by Carol Campbell on 20 July 2011

The SafeCare Initiative, an African network of healthcare policy-makers focusing on patient safety has been established following a landmark two-day conference on basic healthcare standards in Cape Town.

Netcare hospital receives accreditation award
by Marilyn Keegan on 15 December 2010

The N1 City Hospital of the Netcare Group, situated in the northern suburbs of Cape Town, has become the latest private hospital in South Africa to be accredited by The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA).

COHSASA  Lonsdale Building
by Marilyn Keegan on 19 November 2010

COHSASA has moved one floor up in the Lonsdale Building to premises that are much larger than their former ones. It has proved to be very timeous as staff have been feeling the pinch of cramped quarters and bulging cupboards...