ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Inteleos, a non-profit global healthcare accreditation organization, and the Kenya Healthcare Federation, a membership organization that serves as the umbrella body for Kenya’s private health sector, announced today that: Hosted maternal and medical. The Fetal Ultrasound Summit was held on November 9th and 10th at the Radisson Hotel Blu Upper Hill, Nairobi, Kenya. The summit will bring together key stakeholders and thought leaders on how to improve maternal and fetal outcomes in Kenya and sub-Saharan Africa through access and appropriate use of point-of-care obstetric ultrasound. Discussed.
The purpose of the Summit is to enhance dialogue and to develop and sustain healthcare provider ultrasound technology through education, training, and certification to reduce preventable maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality across the region. was to create an environment in which we could develop a unified roadmap for
Inteleos Chief Business Development Officer Pamela Ruiz said: “This effort is fully aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3.1 to reduce the global mortality rate to less than 70 deaths per 100,000 live births by 2030.
Inteleos and stakeholders identified challenges and information silos in the areas of training, program sustainability, clinician proficiency, and access to practical ultrasound equipment. A key outcome of the Summit was the identification of the need for relevant localized curricula and independent validation of clinical ultrasound proficiency for all levels of practice. Summit stakeholders also agreed that this effort will require cooperation from all sectors of the medical community.
“Overall, we are pleased with the results of the summit. We understand the importance of our mission to reach the Federation.”We are off to a very strong start, with education, training and resources for those who need it most: our healthcare providers, and Most importantly, we look forward to serving that patient.”
Chief Guest, Dr. Judith Awinja Al-Ola, Director of Nursing Services, Kenya Ministry of Health, opened the forum by remarking on her vision for a 2030 key program focused on maternal data. Dale Cyr, CEO of Inteleos, and Dr. Walter Obita delivered opening remarks, highlighting the forum’s key goals and expected outcomes.
Keynote speaker Dr. Marleen Temmerman, Director of the Center for Excellence in Women’s and Children’s Health, Aga Khan University East Africa, spoke on quality health care as a roadmap to achieving universal health coverage Did. She also discussed the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and Global Strategy for Women and Children’s Health (2011-2015).
Amref International University Vice Chancellor Dr. Tamarie Eshaw shared insights on the importance of human resources to improve healthcare capacity and addressed current gaps in human resource provision.
To learn more about how Inteleos is improving maternal and fetal health around the world, visit https://www.inteleos.org/grandchallenge/.
Inteleos™ is a not-for-profit certification body that provides rigorous assessments and fosters a global community of professionals dedicated to the highest standards in healthcare and patient safety. Inteleos is the comprehensive governance and management organization of the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS ®), Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement™ (APCA ™), and Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy ™. medical professionals around the world. The Inteleos Foundation represents the philanthropic activities of the organization.
About Kenya Medical Federation
The Kenya Health Federation (KHF) is a membership organization that serves as the Health Sector Board of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), Kenya’s supreme private sector body. Founded in 2004, the alliance works with healthcare providers, hospitals, pharmaceutical manufacturers, insurance companies, and other sector players to develop strategic initiatives to achieve nationwide access to quality healthcare. We are dedicated to promoting successful public-private partnerships and engaging governments and all relevant stakeholders to achieve quality healthcare. Healthcare by maximizing the contribution of the private sector.
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