PS1-5: Patient safety in health system with limited resources

PS1-5: Patient safety in health system with limited resources

Location: Room 15 Date: April 21, 2016 Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Patient Safety culture is now well implemented in developed countries through official policies, research, publications and experiences. In limited resourced contexts, more and more experiences are going on, at least at some health service institutions. Patient Safety, as a way to catalyse improvement in health care delivery, is gaining grounds and should be developed and adapted to each specific context, regardless their revenue. In this sense, the encouragement to develop patient safety policies in international humanitarian organization developing medial aid project can not only assist them to be accountable to their patients but can also trigger the patient safety concerns in contexts of intervention


General objective

Take stock of some present initiatives developed in low-income countries in Patient Safety implementation, while clarifying the present limitations for its global development


ID Name of the moderator Organisation Country
PS1-5/0 Shams Syed WHO Trinidad and Tobago


ID Title of the presentation Name of the speaker Organisation Country
PS1-5/1 Médecine humanitaire et sécurité du patient: la fin d'une exception ? Jean-Marc Biquet CERAH Switzerland

Member of the Panel

MSF Switzerland
PS1-5/3 Changing Patient Safety Culture in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Safaa Elmeneza Alazhar University Egypt

Member of the Panel

WHO, Global Health Institute, Université de Genève