Introduction 1st International Conference on Patient Safety (ICPS) 2016
Riphah International University has organizing the 1st International Conference on Patient Safety from May 07-08, 2016
at Pearl Continental Hotel Rawalpindi with the mission to provide safe & quality health services to all patients in Pakistan. To initiate & support this journey of patient safety in Pakistan, we had invited the top leaders in patient safety from across the world and gathering relevant local stakeholders to share & learn from their relevant knowledge, expertise and experiences.
The objectives of the conference were to; Help in developing a patient centric mindset
Create awareness about patient safety, medical errors and healthcare quality in Pakistan and the region.
Builded capacity of professionals, involved in the process of delivering quality healthcare and managing patient safety in their institutions.
Brought together the stakeholders in Pakistan on this important subject”
Riphah International University, Islamabad is a private University, chartered by the Federal Government of Pakistan in 2002. The University was established with a view to produce professionals with Islamic moral and ethical values. It is sponsored by a not-for-profit trust; namely Islamic International Medical College Trust (IIMCT), created in 1995. The first project of the IIMCT was the Islamic International Medical College, Rawalpindi, established in 1996 by its Founding Managing Trustee; Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Muhammad Zulfiqar Ali Khan, TI(M), TBt. Currently the University has fourteen constituent units and an overseas project, namely, RAK College of Dental Sciences, UAE. The University is also working on establishment of its campus in Mauritius.