Patient Safety &
Quality Care

This is a public and patient education campaign on a very critical issue of our times, Choosing Safer Healthcare.


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Almost 122 Indians per 100,000 die due to poor quality of care each year, showing up India’s death rate due to poor care quality as worse than, that of Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, according to The Lancet Global Health Commission Report 2018. Each minute, 5 patients die due to unsafe care.

Expert Speak

The videos highlight key messages from senior experts and empower consumers with information to build a culture of safe healthcare.

Dr. Arvind Lal

Executive Chairman & Managing Director,
Dr. Lal PathLabs

Dr. Sudarshan Ballal

Chairman, Medical Advisory Board and Medical Director, Manipal Hospitals

Dr. Anupam Sibal

Group Medical Director, Apollo Hospitals Group

Mr. Daljit Singh

Past President, NATHEALTH & Former President, Fortis Healthcare

Dr. Sujoy Adhikary

Medical Superintendent, GD Hospital & Diabetes Institute

Watch this space for more messages and tips from experts

Explainer Videos

The videos in this section are short, easy-to-understand guides featuring Sarita, an educated and aware consumer

Important guidelines to keep in mind while buying medicines

Safety measures to be taken before an MRI Imaging test

What you should know before donating blood

How to communicate effectively with your doctor?

Remaining safe from infections if you are a visitor or caregiver at the hospital

How safe is my sample: From sample to testing – What goes inside a lab?

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If you have a question around patient safety or wish to know more about any related topic, please post your question in the drop box provided and we will get it answered by an expert

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