Aiming at preparing a generation
of healthcare professionals that would improve the quality of care across Egypt,
the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57375 celebrated the graduation of the
third cohort of the Joint Commission International JCI’s quality management and
patient safety certified program. The third cohort included 59
trainees who completed a program that would
to help their hospitals meet the quality standards of the JCI certification.
Present at the celebration were
a number of Egypt’s healthcare experts namely Prof. Dr Mahmoud Elmatiny,
president of Ain-Shams university and the previous dean of the faculty of
medicine, Prof Dr Deyaa Zain El Abedin, dean of the dentistry college,
university of Ain Shams and Dr Wassim Elsisi, Urology surgery professor;
they all praised
the scholars for successfully completing
“You have done a good job to
disseminate principles of quality healthcare throughout Egypt”, said Dr.
Leonhard, JCI consultant who attended the graduation event through
videoconference, acknowledging all the program participants, and highlighting
the role and efforts of preceptors amid the corona crisis, resorting to Zoom
application and relying on simulation to accomplish the training.
Attending the celebration from
hospital 57357 were Prof Dr Sherif Abou El
Naga, executive director of the 57357 group &Hospital CEO, Prof. Dr. Manal
Zamzam head of continuous education in 57357 and the Hospital management .
Dr. Abou El Naga expressed his happiness with the
graduation of more care providers which would contribute to improving healthcare in Egypt. He emphasized that
research and smart education are the steering wheels of development and
advancement of the Hospital. “We are committed to alleviating the suffering of
patients for free, this is our mission and goal” He added. The Corona outbreak
was a great challenge that we faced with courage.” We didn’t stop the provision
of quality care and accepting new patients while taking precautionary measures
in the hospital, and thanks be to God we achieved a higher rate of recovery
despite the pandemic”, shared the executive director.
Dr. Zamzam acknowledged the
participants saying: “Our celebration today is not restricted to the graduation
of the cohort, but also the outcome of the cooperation between different
entities in order to make real change in healthcare in Egypt”. She recognized
all the program sponsors and givers who have given their best to make the
training happen and continue. “We promise to continue the hard work
exerting all efforts to raise healthcare standards in Egypt”, Dr. Zamzam added.
She also acknowledged the Association of Friends of the National Cancer-free
Initiative, AFNCI and the Egyptian Cancer Network, ECN-USA and the 57357
Foundation for the continuous support to the program.
“45 projects were presented by
the trainees and they put a lot of effort to get the maximum advantage of the
course , share their experiences, and attain the anticipated goal of the
program” said Dr. Shymaa Almenyawi, director of the quality control department