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24 May 2017
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This Inspection Report represents the results of OHSC on Health Establishment(HE) Inspections conducted during 2015/2016 financial year. The inspections were conducted at selected sites across the nine provinces by seven teams of inspectors and the inspection coverage was according the Annual Performance Plan.

The Inspectorate managed to achieve its targets by inspecting 495 facilities out of 3816 public health establishments and also conducted 132 additional re- inspections by revisiting some of the facilities that were inspected. This has resulted in the overall performance score of 13% for inspection coverage and 34% of facilities re-inspected by end of quarter four noting that the re inspections of HE’s inspected in the last quarter will be conducted in the last 2 quarters of the financial year 2016 /2017.

From the HE inspections conducted in 2015/2016 financial yearthe total number was 627 (495 Routine Inspections of HE + 132 reinspections).

Different categories of health establishments were inspected in each province and some re inspected across all the 9 Provinces and these include 4 Central Hospitals, 11 Provincial Tertiary Hospitals, 9 Regional Hospitals, 27 District Hospitals, 9 CHC and 567 Clinics. The intended coverage was exceeded because the inspection teams were increased from 5 teams to 7 during the 2015/2016 financial year.

Report by Office of Health Standards Compliance

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