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National Policy on Patient Safety in Health Facilities

Government of Philippines; Department of Health Country Resources General Health Policies Philippines 11 February 2020 Policy document

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Anchored on the Universal Health Care Law and the recentcall of the 72"! World Health Assembly on Global Action on Patient Safety, the DOH is reaffirming its commitment to promote and integrate patient safety in health service delivery to improve health systems and health outcomes. The Patient Safety Program of the DOH reinforces the institutionalization of Patient Safety in health facilities to ensure its alignment to the overall strategy of FOURmula One Plus for Health, and hereby revises and enhances the National Patient Safety Policy to improve health care delivery in the country.
This order provides guidance on the effective implementation and institutionalization of the Patient Safety Program in health facilities to improve safety in health service delivery, including that of the vulnerable population.


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