THE Aga Khan Hospital has been awarded accreditation for good quality by the Joint Commission International (JCI).
JCI is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to continuously improving, providing and sustaining safety and good quality medical services. The accreditation means that the Aga Khan Hospital has achieved a level of quality and patient service that is equal to the best hospitals in the world.
In Africa, there are nine such hospitals and Aga Khan Hospital is the first hospital in Tanzania to achieve JCI accreditation. Chief Medical Officer, Professor Muhammad Kambi, said it was a great achievement and urged the hospital to keep working hard in delivering health services as it would bring positive impact on the overall healthcare in the country.
Agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network provide health services in Tanzania to nearly 400,000 people a year through its hospital, health centres, community health programmes and medical training programmes.
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