National Quality Assurance Standards

National Quality Assurance Standards

National Quality Assurance Standards (NQAS)

National Quality Assurance Standards have been developed keeping in the specific requirements for public health facilities as well global best practices. NQAS are currently available for District Hospitals, CHCs, PHCs and Urban PHCs. Standards are primary meant for providers to assess their own quality for improvement though standards are also used for certification. NQAS measures quality through eight broad area of concern– Service Provision, Patient Rights, Inputs, Support Services, Clinical Care, Infection Control, Quality Management and Outcome. These standards are ISQUA accredited and meets global benchmarks in in terms of comprehensiveness, objectivity, evidence and rigour of development.


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