AFMS, PHC to constitute joint forum for improving healthcare service delivery

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Staff Reporter

The Armed Forces Medical Service (AFMS) and Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) would constitute a high-level joint consultative forum to cooperate in improving the health service delivery in their respective spheres.
This was resolved during a seminar on ‘Quality Assurance in Healthcare’ held at the Armed Forces Postgraduate Medical Institute (AFPGMI) Rawalpindi, said here.
Senior management of the PHC, led by Chief Operating Officer Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan, briefed the participants about the genesis, mandate, jurisdiction and achievements of the commission in introducing and enforcing the regulatory regime in healthcare service in the Punjab.
Director Clinical Governance Dr Mushtaq Ahmad explained the Quality Assurance Model of the PHC, which is based on the practice of Minimum Service Delivery Standards (MSDS) in the health facilities.