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World Accreditation Day 2017with ISQua Fellowship Internship Programme

Friday 9 June marks World Accreditation Day 2017, a global initiative to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation.

The AGPAL Group of Companies acknowledge that achieving accreditation takes dedication, team work and a commitment to continuous quality improvement.

Organisations that undergo accreditation commit themselves to a comprehensive program which involves their team reviewing the organisation systems and processes, prior to an independent on-site assessment conducted by dedicated surveyors and assessors.

In an effort to set the benchmark for accreditation and healthcare quality on an international scale, the AGPAL Group of Companies is pleased to again be supporting the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) Fellowship Internship Programme (the Program). The Program offers opportunities designed to stimulate thought and innovation, instil competence and confidence, and encourage best practice around the world.

We will host four interns, two at a time, for two weeks, starting in September 2017, when we will be joined by Dr Shazia Aman, from Pakistan, and Dr Umesh Gupta, from Papua New Guinea. Then in November we will welcome Dr Syed Sajid Ahmed, from Qatar, and Dr Wesam Mansour, from Egypt.

The 2017 Program comes after the success of the inaugural placement of ISQua interns. In 2016 we welcomed two interns, Girish Swaminathan, NSW, and Dr Tamer Farahat, Dubai, who were provided first-hand experience of the processes and systems of Australian healthcare accreditation throughout the duration of their two month stay with the AGPAL Group of Companies.

We look forward to sharing our interns’ experience with you later this year!


Read about the 2016 ISQua Fellowship Programme

  • To listen to ISQua’s interview with Girish Swaminathan about his experience as an intern with AGPAL and QIP in 2016, click here.
  • To read about Dr Tamer Farahat’s experience as an intern with AGPAL and QIP in 2016, click here.
  • More information regarding the ISQua Fellowship Internship Programme can be found here.