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The Indian Confederation for Healthcare Accreditation (ICHA) is a National not-for-profit organisation incorporated as a Company U/S 25 of the Companies act registered in NCT of Delhi. ICHA is the confederation of National Associations and Institutions of all stakeholders in healthcare. While National Associations are the owner members, it is appreciated that work has to be done by individuals and individual organizations are enrolled as affiliates. This structure not only ensures credibility but also encourages apolitical contributions by all stakeholders.

The ICHA endeavours to strengthen the health system using comprehensive Accreditation as a tool.

The ICHA Initiative is to ensure that the right professionals do the right things at the right time, the right place and at the right cost. This will ensure affordable and quality healthcare services to all, while minimizing costly ICHA aims to promote and provide the benefits of modern medicine at every level.

Today all the major associations of Medical (Clinical, Lab, Admin), Nursing, Pharmacy, Therapy, Consumers, Management and Architects are subscribers (29 Associations). There are over 300 individual experts and organizations called ‘affiliates’ with diverse expertise in all areas of Healthcare. The ICHA has the resource capability of being the “one-stop-shop” for achieving excellence in healthcare by institutions and healthcare providers.

ICHA has the resource capability of being the “one-stop-shop” for achieving excellence in healthcare by institutions and healthcare providers.

For participation and details on activities and plans refer to NEWS

The ICHA is governed by a Board of Directors and Advisory Council to the Board consisting of the following members:

Board of Directors

Name Designation Nominee of
1 S. L. Nasa Registrar Delhi Pharmacy Council IPGA
2 S. Sadasivam Consultant Surgeon Association of Surgeons of India
3 Rajesh Upadhyay Consultant Physician Association of Physicians of India
4 S. Venkataraman (Maj.Gen.) Consultant Neurologist Indian Academy of Neurology
5 Rajvardhan Azad   Professor AIIMS All India Ophthalmological Society  
6 Praveen Sharma   Professor SMS Medical College Jaipur Association of Clinical Biochemists of India
7 Arun Goel   Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India
8 S. Y. Kothari   Consultant & HOD PMR Safdarjang Hospital Indian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
9 Baljit Singh   Professor GB Pant Hospital Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists
10 Mahendra R. Surwade   CMD – Humaclin Indian Association of Medical Informatics
11 Ashok Vaid   Consultant Oncologist Indian Cooperative Oncology Network
12 Ashim Chakravarti (Maj Gen) Director – Hospitech Academy of Hospital Administration
13 Nanthini Subbiah (Mrs.)   Dy. Secy. General TNAI Trained Nurses Association of India
14 R. K. Sharma   Head Occupational Therapy All India Occupational Therapists Association
15. Vijay Garg Director Vastuki Consultants Indian Institute of Architects
16. Kamal Singh Dirctor – CMD All India Management Association
17 Bejon Misra CEOVOICE Consumer Coordination Council
18 Akhil Sangal CEO & ex-officio Director Indian Confederation for Healthcare Accreditation

Advisory Council to the Board

S. No. Name Designation
1 BVR Sastry (Former Director – ICHA) Deceased
2 Rajan Madhok – Advisor Overseas Affairs Meical Director – PCT Manchester U. K.
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