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17 February 2012

Three organizations from three different continents have taken the next step in their commitment and dedication to improve the safety and quality of health care provided in resource-restricted countries.

The South African-based Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA), the PharmAccess Foundation of the Netherlands, and U.S.-based Joint Commission International (JCI) have signed an agreement to establish the SafeCare Foundation. 

Tokollo Hospital
22 September 2011

The 78-bed Tokollo District Hospital in Heilbron in the Free State has been accredited by COHSASA for a second time. This is an outstanding achievement because in spite of both human and material resource constraints, the facility has been able to reach international standards and maintain them over time.

Tokollo District Hospital scores COHSASA accreditation
07 September 2011

Tokollo District Hospital, situated in the small farming town of Heilbron in the Free State province, has become the latest district hospital in South Africa to receive international standards accreditation by the Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA).