Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision

To be the leading, internationally recognised healthcare quality improvement and accreditation organisation.

Our Mission

To assist healthcare facilities in developing countries to deliver quality healthcare through sustained improvement, using internationally recognized standards, patient safety principles and operational research.


The following values inform and inspire COHSASA’s activities, defining who we are and how we operate:

  • Grounded in Africa
  • Teamwork
  • Commitment
  • Professionalism
  • Social responsibility
  • Equity and diversity
  • Value for money