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Healthcare council announces 2013 objectives
By Petra - Dec 20,2012 - Last updated at Dec 20,2012
AMMAN — The Health Care Accreditation Council (HCAC) on Wednesday launched its objectives for next year, which include improving pain management and the protection of hospital staff.
The council will hold workshops and training sessions for healthcare workers to ensure they are aware of the objectives and best international practices in the field.
HCAC Executive Director Salma Jaouni said the council will work towards reducing assaults against medical personnel, noting that 29 hospital staff members were attacked in 2012.
Six public hospitals received accreditation from the Health Care Accreditation Council (HCAC) for adopting and implementing the council’s goals for the year 2011, a health official announced Thursday.
The Health Care Accreditation Council (HCAC) on Monday held a ceremony to honour hospitals that achieved the 2012 national goals on healthcare quality and safety.
Accreditation of health facilities is vital to improve the quality of healthcare services and promote Jordan as an international medical tourism destination, health experts said on Tuesday.
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