CAHO launches initiative to improve patient safety and quality healthcare in India

first_imgCAHO launches initiative to improve patient safety and quality healthcare in India By EH News Bureau on March 29, 2019 Add Comment MaxiVision Eye Hospitals launches “Mucormycosis Early Detection Centre” CAHOCAHOCONpatient safetyquality healthcareQuality Should Impact Outcome The missing informal workers in India’s vaccine story Phoenix Business Consulting invests in telehealth platform Healpha Read Article Share Doctors from Mumbai join hands to address challenges of quality healthcare in IndiaCreating positive outcomes for quality healthcare and upgrading patient safety standards in India will be the key agenda of the 5th International CAHOCON 2019 to be held in Mumbai for the first time. Themed around Healthcare Quality Should Impact Outcome, the conference will be held on April 13-14, 2019 and is organised by Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organisations (CAHO) which will bring all accredited hospitals together. More than 600 delegates and renowned doctors will be sharing their insights at the conference. The initiative is supported by The International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua), The Asian Society for Quality in Healthcare (ASQua) and Quality Council of India (QCI).The initiative was launched in a press conference at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital by, Dr PM Bhujang, President, Association of Hospitals, Dr Rajendra Patankar, COO, Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, Joy Chakraborty, COO, P D Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Dr Hiren Ambegaokar, CEO, S L Raheja Hospital, Dr Sujit Chatterjee, CEO, L H Hiranandani Hospital, Dr Anupam Karmakar, CEO, D Y Patil Hospital and Dr Deepak Patkar, Medical Director, Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital.“The aim of the conference is to bring all stakeholders across the healthcare spectrum on a common platform. There is an urgent need to audit healthcare delivery standards and accredit healthcare organisations based on the quality of healthcare they provide to patients. This conference aims at finding the ways and means to build a robust healthcare infrastructure in the country that adheres to global healthcare quality standards,” stated Dr PM Bhujang, President, Association of Hospitals.“Quality healthcare forms the foundation of a healthy society and a growing economy. We need to ensure that there is no compromise with healthcare standards and people from all strata of society have access to best healthcare systems,” said Dr Rajendra Patankar, COO, Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital.Joy Chakraborty, COO, P D Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre stated“The conference will be preceded by 11 pre-conference workshops and master classes across the major hospitals in Mumbai on April 12 2019. Topics to be covered include process re-engineering, hospital planning, leadership development, nursing communication, cyber security and infrastructural safety.Dr Hiren Ambegaokar, CEO, SL Raheja Hospital mentioned about the debates and panel discussions that are going to take place at the conference. A number of hospitals and laboratories have undertaken projects, which show that how they have helped in impacting outcomes whether in the clinical area, infrastructure area, diagnostic or nursing area. There would be a short presentation on the same. There would also be a Project Excellence Award where the hospital has to prove a certain project that they took and how they have improved the process over the next three months.Dr Sujit Chatterjee, CEO, LH Hiranandani Hospital, spoke about the the people who will be honoured at the conference for dedicating their work towards promoting quality healthcare. He further stated that the organisation recognises quality champions and young quality achievers and this has become a great motivation for healthcare professionals to excel in this field.Dr Anupam Karmakar, CEO, DY Patil Hospital spoke about a team in Canada led by Graham and Stewart Dickson that have created LEAD Canada. A model for developing leadership in healthcare. This model has been adopted in many other countries. This team is interacting with senior professionals from India on April 12 2019 at Seven Hills Hospital.Dr Deepak Patkar, Medical Director, Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital mentioned that one of the best ways to improve quality of healthcare is by improving the processes in the healthcare deliver y. This year at CAHOCON we will be presenting the three best process improvement projects undertaken by the hospitals. This initiative has been started with renowned quality organisation Qimpro. 17 projects were submitted and a team of five assessors have gone through these process improvement projects and selected the best three. News Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals releases first “Comprehensive Textbook of COVID-19” WHO tri-regional policy dialogue seeks solutions to challenges facing international mobility of health professionals Heartfulness group of organisations launches ‘Healthcare by Heartfulness’ COVID care app Related Posts Comments (0) Menopause to become the next game-changer in global femtech solutions industry by 2025last_img read more

KKR to acquire controlling stake in JB Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

first_img Heartfulness group of organisations launches ‘Healthcare by Heartfulness’ COVID care app Menopause to become the next game-changer in global femtech solutions industry by 2025 Read Article The missing informal workers in India’s vaccine story Share Comments (0) Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals releases first “Comprehensive Textbook of COVID-19” CilacarCOVID-19 pandemicICICI SecuritiesJB Chemicals & PharmaceuticalsKKRMetrogylNicardiaRantacstake Phoenix Business Consulting invests in telehealth platform Healpha M&A News MaxiVision Eye Hospitals launches “Mucormycosis Early Detection Centre” By Press Trust of India on July 3, 2020 WHO tri-regional policy dialogue seeks solutions to challenges facing international mobility of health professionals The private equity major has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the stakeBuyout major KKR will purchase a majority stake in JB Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals from its promoters and then make an open offer to acquire 26 per cent more in the branded formulations company.The private equity major has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the stake from the Mody family at Rs 745 a share.KKR has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a ‘controlling stake’ in the company, it said.If one attaches the premium promised by KKR, 50 per cent equity in the company is valued at over Rs 2,860 crore, which will be the minimum amount it will be investing, excluding the open offer.According to filings, the promoter family owns 55 per cent of the company while the rest is with the public.“We believe JB Chemicals has an opportunity to accelerate its growth and leverage its strengths to enter into new therapeutic areas. We look forward to working with the management team to build on the company’s strong foundation,” KKR India Partner and CEO, Sanjay Nayar said.The deal, which comes amid a heavy hit to the Indian economy due to the COVID-19 pandemic, underscores KKR’s commitment to “India’s long-term economic prospects and the potential of its companies,” Nayar added.This is the third deal sealed by KKR in India in 2020, following its investments in five solar assets of Shapoorji Pallonji Infra and in Reliance Jio.The KKR statement further said JB Chemicals is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in India, supplying affordable, high-quality products in the cardiac, gastrointestinal and anti-infective therapeutic areas across the branded formulations market.The company’s portfolio includes four flagship brands in India — Cilacar, Metrogyl, Nicardia and Rantac, the statement said, adding it exports to over 40 countries.KKR will be funding the investment from its Asian Fund III, it said.“We are thrilled that KKR – with its deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and experience in investing in the sector, as well as its extensive investments in India – will take our mission forward and build on the foundation of core values that our family has instilled in this company,” JB Mody, the Founder, CMD of the company, said.Avendus Capital served as the financial advisor to the company promoters, while ICICI Securities will be acting as the manager to the public offer.ICICI Securities said that Tau Investment Holding is making an open offer to acquire 20.09 million shares of the company together with Tau Holdco and KKR Asia III Fund Investments. Related Posts Add Comment KKR to acquire controlling stake in JB Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals last_img read more

Authentic Jamaican Products on Sale at Kumba Mi Yabba

first_imgRelatedCulture Ministry Launches Culture Card Pilot Programme RelatedMuseums and Galleries Free for Students With Culture Cards Authentic Jamaican Products on Sale at Kumba Mi Yabba CultureDecember 13, 2013Written by: Kadian Brown Authentic Jamaican Products on Sale at Kumba Mi YabbaJIS News | Presented by: PausePlay% buffered00:0000:00UnmuteMuteDisable captionsEnable captionsSettingsCaptionsDisabledQualityundefinedSpeedNormalCaptionsGo back to previous menuQualityGo back to previous menuSpeedGo back to previous menu0.5×0.75×Normal1.25×1.5×1.75×2×Exit fullscreenEnter fullscreenPlay RelatedCulture Ministry Launches Visual Art Exhibition Christmas shoppers and lovers of authentic Jamaican products will be in for a treat at this year’s Kumba Mi Yabba Christmas Village, the Jamaican craft producers’ marketplace, set for the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre, on Sunday, December 22.The Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) led event, provides a platform for local producers and manufacturers of innovative and indigenous products and services, to showcase their merchandise. Additionally, the show provides the medium for entrepreneurs to access a wider market, both locally and overseas.Speaking with JIS News, Manager of Things Jamaican, the retail arm of the JBDC, Janine Taylor, informed that Kumba Mi Yabba is a market access event for its clients, with products ranging from ceramic items, paintings, carvings, household accessories, aromatherapy items, clothing, accessories, craft items made from leather and straw and local cuisines.In addition to the marketing component, there will be a strong cultural and family oriented package for patrons, including a Kiddies Fun Village, traditional and cultural performances and a food village.“The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) partnership is richer this year as we want to create that feel, that energy of a traditional Jamaican Christmas, while we celebrate all things Jamaican, including the products and entertainment,” Mrs. Taylor expressed.She added that some 40 producers/exhibitors are expected at the event, including those involved in agro-processing, as “we are trying to tie in the whole farmers market idea and create a grand market feel with a little bit of everything.”“This particular event works well in promoting and developing the micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) sector, as it allows their products and services to be displayed and to show that there is in fact a market for high quality, authentic Jamaican products that can be produced here in the domestic market,” Mrs. Taylor said.“The more we are able to build our local economy, the more we will be able to provide more jobs and create and strengthen the whole entrepreneurship initiative…so whether you need your outfit for your Christmas party or gifts, just about anything that you would want for the festive season, you can get it at Kumba Mi Yabba,” she highlighted.The event is free of cost and will last from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For further information on registration, persons may call 758-3967-8, 928-5161-5; email [email protected] or visit the JBDC’s website at www.jbdc.net.center_img FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Advertisements Photo: JIS Photographer Story HighlightsChristmas shoppers and lovers of authentic Jamaican products will be in for a treat at this year’s Kumba Mi Yabba Christmas Village.The JBDC-led event, provides a platform for local producers and manufacturers of innovative and indigenous products and services, to showcase their merchandise.There will be a strong cultural and family oriented package for patrons, including a Kiddies Fun Village.last_img read more

Technology and Gen X made change look simple

first_img‘Hello has everyone connected? Yes, that is the right password..ok everyone has joined now. So let’s begin with the meeting. Few ground rules –·        Keep audio & video muted.·        Mobile phone muted & away from the device you are using·        Use chat option to communicateGood Morning to one and all.’We have often heard these phrases over the past two months. This is online learning for you.As you all know any change is very difficult, painful and it takes time to accept. Change comes with uncertainty, challenges and many times opens a window of opportunity.The present pandemic has disrupted every aspect of life and has forced us to change the way we live. From kids to adults and from blue-collar job to white-collar job it has affected everyone. The normal routine has been disrupted due to lockdown. The traditional teaching and meeting approach is replaced with online mode. From schools pupils to civil services to doctoral students to businesses all are engaging in online connect.Zoom, Skype, WebEx, Microsoft Teams, Go To Meeting, Google Hangouts are the new buzz words. Especially Zoom has come as a boon. People have flocked to their services. Despite Zoom bombing Zoom has emerged as a clear winner in the online space. Amazon, Flipkart, eBay and other online shopping apps have brought buying at fingertips.  Online movie streaming app made movie watching anytime anywhere. Digital marketing has come of age which is creating awareness of new products as never before. Data charges have become more affordable which is driving people to extract as much as possible from the online platform. It’s a digital age where online is the name of the game. We have acclimatized ourselves to the technology-driven world. Technology has impacted almost every field, in fact, it has profoundly changed the way education is imparted.Technology coupled with tech-savvy generation has accelerated the pace of change. The new generation is at the ease of using the latest technology. High-speed internet has augmented the change process. Online culture has become a way of life. Despite the abrupt change from offline to the online mode of communication the new generation adapted to the new change quite seamlessly. The primary reason is that they are technology ready, so when the situation demanded them to adapt to the new environment there was no resistance and it was accepted with ease. Technology has played a dominant role in this transition. Over a period, gradual technological advances brought subtly but a definite change in mankind namely the young generation. With the advent of social media platform and affordable Smartphone’s people are hooked to online chat, voice and video calling apps. The new age online communication is boon or ban is a different topic to debate but technology is hands down redeemer in the current pandemic. It has mitigated the immediate impact of business and education closure. More so it has helped to maintain the safety guidelines of Stay Home, Stay Safe and Stay Healthy.last_img read more

Levski repaid the loan ahead of schedule and announced other important…

first_imgAt a joint meeting today, the Supervisory and Management Boards of Levski voted to repay the short-term loan of BGN 199,999, which was withdrawn for operational needs at the end of July. The amount was returned ahead of schedule with a minimum interest rate, the “blues” announced on their website.The meeting also discussed the current financial condition of the club, as well as organizational issues, including the security of home matches. It was decided that the next match at the “Georgi Asparuhov” stadium against Tsarsko Selo on August 23 will be taken over by the company that provides round-the-clock security of the stadium, as it was in the first meeting with Beroe. Meanwhile, Levski will organize a transparent procedure for collecting bids to determine a long-term partner in the work on security and safety of the public of “Gerena”. The members of the National Assembly and the Management Board considered in detail the proposal of the Bulgarian Football Union and the Professional Football League for distribution of the money from television rights in the last year of the contract signed in 2015. PFC Levski signs this distribution with a special opinion, stating its position that it will not sign the new contract for television rights already approved by the Bulgarian Football Union and will use all mechanisms to protect its rights as the most popular and attractive football club for television viewers. in the country.As the last item on the agenda, Iliya Hristov acquainted his colleagues from the Supervisory and Management Boards with the annual report of the director of the children’s school Yoncho Arsov. The work of the academy in the last year was highly appreciated, taking into account the need to find additional sponsors to support the activities of the school in order to maintain the high professional standard imposed in it.Nasko Sirakov for Levski: Dash only through my body. Never!That’s how he answered a fanlast_img read more

Smithson smooth as silk

first_imgThe Bunker Boys Golf SocietyMonday, Nov. 28, Pleasant Valley (blue tees) – Stableford1st Keith Smithson (2) 38pts2nd Gerry Cooney (19) 35pts 3rd Mike Brett (20) 33ptsNear Pins: Gerry Cooney, Mike Brett, Keith Smithson, Mike Lloyd.Bunker golfer of the month Ross Schiffke with his caddy at Crystal Bay.A smaller field than normal on Monday as this course has unfairly been labeled difficult, but this is not the case the presentation on this day was good with just a few greens undergoing maintenance work, which did not detract from the enjoyment of playing.Keith Smithson made it look almost easy, beating his handicap by two shots and playing the last 6 holes in 5 under par, including an eagle on the last.  Gerry Cooney is warming up for his assault on our club championship and we need to watch his progress closely.  Mike Brett, who has made Pattaya his new home, played consistently and we expect to see his name often in the results.Wednesday, Nov. 30, Khao Kheow B & C (yellow tees) – StablefordA Flight (0-16)1st Keith Smithson (2) 36pts2nd Keith Norman (14) 34pts3rd Geoff Parker (14) 33ptsB Flight (16.1+)1st Peter Allen (31) 36pts2nd Gerry Cooney (19) 36pts3rd Gordon Melia (17) 35ptsNear Pins: Mike Lloyd, Jimmy Carr (2), Keith Norman.You cannot keep a good golfer down and Keith Smithson proved he was no flash in the pan by coming out and winning his second game in a row with a fine level par score, edging out Keith Norman who is also enjoying some form by two shots.In the B flight Peter Allen won again for the second time in two weeks, beating Gerry Cooney on a count back.  Gordon Melia, after his two wins last week crept into third.This being the last game of the month we were able to crown the golfer of the month, Ross Schiffke, who notched up an impressive 50 points by the 22nd of the month and no one was able to catch him, even with three games still to play.  Ross can collect his trophy when he returns but in the meantime we enjoyed a round of drinks to celebrate his win.Friday, Dec. 2, The Emerald – StablefordA Flight (0-16.2)1st Gez Williams (14) 36pts2nd Les Cobban (9) 33pts3rd Geoff Parker (14) 32ptsB Flight (16.3+)1st Gordon Melia (17) 40pts2nd Keith Hemmings (19) 37pts3rd Ken Davidson (24) 35ptsNear Pins: Les Cobban (2), Colin Gregg.We arrived at Emerald to find the course busy with a couple of 5-balls holding up the field.  Greens were hard and lightening fast, even faster than any local course over the last few years.  Unfortunately they hadn’t cut new holes for some time and the holes were very ragged and worn.  The rough in a number of places close to the greens was very long and this made things difficult with the hard greens not holding and shots running into high rough.Many of our players like this course but they described it as scruffy, with buggy riders complaining of the lack of brakes on the downhill sections.Scores in A flight were not so good, with only Gaz Williams making it to 36pts.  B flight scores were much better with an outstanding round of 40pts by Gordon Melia.last_img read more

Juan Mata signs UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin for Common Goal

first_imgUEFA president Aleksander Ceferin joined several players in pledging one percent of his salary to Juan Mata’s Common Goal project on Wednesday. Upd. on 30/11/2017 at 07:48 CET Spain and Manchester United midfielder Mata launched the programme in August alongside streetfootballworld, a group of 120 charities from 80 countries, with the donated wages helping to fund the football charities. AFP IN SPORT.ES Mata ficha al presidente de la UEFA “It’s great to see a player leading this movement because footballers have benefitted greatly from football and this way they can give something back.” Ceferin, 50, who took over from the disgraced Michel Platini as the boss of European football’s governing body last year, followed more than 30 players by supporting the initiative. “I firmly believe that football has the power to change the world and I was inspired by Juan Mata to join the Common Goal project,” the Slovenian told uefa.com. 29/11/2017 “I deeply thank Aleksander for the trust he puts in Common Goal and I can only applaud his gesture and agree with his strong conviction that football can help shape a better world,” said Mata. La iniciativa de Mata crece imparable The project has been well-backed in recent weeks, with Bayern Munich’s Mats Hummels, Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini, US women’s star Alex Morgan and Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann all announcing their support.last_img read more

Four in a row for Kangas

first_imgBy DAVID NAGEL CCFL Review – round 11 Score panel – ROC 14.10(94) Hampton Park 8.10(58) A BRILLIANT nine-goal second…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

School’s building lesson continues

first_imgTHE VILLAGE Campus of Beaconhills College in Berwick is continuing to grow, with further development of a new environmentally friendly…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img