Ernakulam Medical Centre has been certified as a ‘Safe I Hospital’ by the assessing panel set up by the district administration, National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP).
For the award of this certification, the committee identified five norms namely
- Safe injection practices
- Safeinfusion practices
- Safety of health care workers
- Safety from hospital-based infections
- Safety from hospital waste management