Jacqui Stewart, CEO of COHSASA, chairs the opening plenary session of ISQua’s 36th annual international conference in Cape Town – the first time it has ever been held on the continent of Africa.
At the opening plenary (from left): Kefuoe Qwela, Ms Malebona Precious Matsoso, Director General of the National Department of Health, Dr Leonard Londa head of the Quality Improvement Unit at COHSASA, Mtisunge Chiotha, Head of the ICT Unit at COHSASA, Jacqui Stewart, CEO of COHSASA and Wendy Nicklin, the President of ISQua.
Official photo of the Board and Personnel of COHSASA at the exhibition stand at ISQua 2019.
Ms Malebona Precious Matsoso, Director General of the National Department of Health, at the opening plenary session of the conference
South African Minister of Health, Dr Zwele Mkhize, the ISQua 2019 international conference at the CTICC.
Petra Sewing, COHSASA Quality Advisor (on the left) with colleagues(from left): Cheryl Adams, former COHSASA colleague, Dr Ziyanda Vundle, Roselyne October, Nadine Joubert and Nomhle Ludaka.
After two years of late nights and hard work, Jacqui Stewart, CEO of COHSASA reflects on the achievement of bringing the ISQua Conference to the continent of Africa for the first time.
The Taiwan Delegation of the Joint Commission in the entrance hall of the CTICC.
Petra Sewing, COHSASA Quality Advisor (far left) with colleagues (from left): Cheryl Adams, former COHSASA colleague, Dr Ziyanda Vundle, Roselyne October, Nadine Joubert, and Nomhle Ludaka.
The Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau announce the Legacy Project to enable Fellowships to ISQua.
Jacqui Stewart, CEO of COHSASA, delivers a paper about the importance of leadership in implementing quality initiatives.
A large choir of schoolchildren sang “My African Dream” followed by the South African national anthem.
Dr Albert Wu speaks on “An Unexpected Convergence: Patient Outcomes and Patient Safety” at the opening plenary session.
Jacqui Stewart welcomes all delegates at a cocktail reception in the Exhibition hall.
A pensive Sharon Slabbert, Chairperson of COHSASA as she chairs the plenary session of ISQua 2019.
COHSASA personnel wearing their “I am here to help” ISQua volunteer T-shirts help to man the stand at the ISQua Conference Exhibition.
COHSASA CEO, Jacqui Stewart, thought it a good idea to wear traditional clothing to celebrate ISQua’s first venture into Africa. Here she is (second from left) pictured with COHSASA personnel (from left): Zanele Maweyi, Thandeka Miller, Mtisunge Chiotha and COHSASA Chairperson, Sharon Slabbert.
Dr Ronnie van der Merwe, Chief Executive Officer of Mediclinic International, delivers a paper on “Leveraging a Multi-National Experience to Improve Hospital Safety and Clinical Quality” at the opening plenary of ISQua 2019.
Tweeting away: Dr Andrew Corbett-Nolan, CEO of the Good Governance Institute in the UK (left) with researcher colleague Chris Smith
COHSASA personnel in the main auditorium waiting for the announcement that the organisation has been accredited for the 5th time!
Visitors to Africa for the first time are treated to face-painting sessions at Gold Restaurant where the ISQua Networking Session was held.
Guests assemble for an African-inspired dinner and dancing at Gold Restaurant. Provincial MEC for Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, welcomed the international guests from 84 countries.
Captain Claire Coetzee, a helicopter pilot with the SA Defence Force, shares parallels between aviation safety and health safety at the closing plenary.