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.
South African Minister of Health, Dr Zwele Mkhize, the ISQua 2019 international conference at the CTICC.
Ms Malebona Precious Matsoso, Director General of the National Department of Health, at the opening plenary session of the conference
COHSASA personnel in the main auditorium waiting for the announcement that the organisation has been accredited for the 5th time!
Tweeting away: Dr Andrew Corbett-Nolan, CEO of the Good Governance Institute in the UK (left) with researcher colleague Chris Smith
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.
Dr Albert Wu speaks on “An Unexpected Convergence: Patient Outcomes and Patient Safety” at the opening plenary session.
Jacqui Stewart, CEO of COHSASA, delivers a paper about the importance of leadership in implementing quality initiatives.
Jacqui Stewart welcomes all delegates at a cocktail reception in the Exhibition hall.
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.
A large choir of schoolchildren sang “My African Dream” followed by the South African national anthem.
The Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau announce the Legacy Project to enable Fellowships to ISQua.
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.
Official photo of the Board and Personnel of COHSASA at the exhibition stand at ISQua 2019.
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.
A pensive Sharon Slabbert, Chairperson of COHSASA as she chairs the plenary session of ISQua 2019.
Colonel Claire Coetzee, a helicopter pilot with the SA Defence Force, shares parallels between aviation safety and health safety at the closing plenary.