| Nov 30, 2023
Patient Welfare: FMIC's Odyssey of Excellence
About FMIC: Innovating Healthcare in Afghanistan
FMIC, a 176-bed tertiary care hospital in Kabul, stands as an innovative public-private partnership between the Governments of Afghanistan and France, La Chaine de l’Espoir, and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). Managed by Aga Khan University on behalf of AKDN, FMIC delivers exemplary healthcare services across 34 provinces, offering diagnostic services, post-graduate medical education, and extensive training programs for healthcare professionals.
FMIC Distinctions: Pioneering Excellence
From ground-breaking surgeries to revolutionary technologies, FMIC's remarkable journey is vividly captured in the pages of "The Place of Miracles," a testament penned by the founding ex-chair of FMIC Board, Mr. Lee Hilling. This book serves as a chronicle of FMIC's commitment to pushing boundaries in healthcare.
FMIC's commitment to excellence is exemplified by the Gold Award bestowed by the International Hospital Federation (IHF) in 2021, recognizing its pioneering use of technology in Afghan healthcare. As a trailblazer, FMIC secured the title of the first ISO-certified hospital in Afghanistan in 2009, marking a pivotal moment in its relentless pursuit of quality standards.
In a significant milestone, November 2022 witnessed FMIC achieving SafeCare's Level 5 Standards accreditation with an impressive 99% compliance rate. This accreditation underscores FMIC's unwavering dedication to providing top-notch healthcare services.
The 46th IHF International Award in 2023 further affirms FMIC's position as a leader in healthcare excellence. The prestigious recognition includes honorable mentions in two distinguished categories — the Dr. Kwang Tae Kim Grand Hospital Award and the Seddiqi Holding Excellence Award for Corporate Social Responsibility.
FMIC's journey is not just a story of accolades; it is a narrative of transformative healthcare, where each milestone represents a commitment to raising the bar and ensuring that Afghan communities receive world-class medical services.
FMIC’s Patient Welfare Program: Changing Lives
In the face of emergent situation, FMIC's Patient Welfare Program breaks barriers to ensure quality healthcare access for all. Over 700,000 patients from every province have benefited, with the Welfare Fund surpassing USD 51 million. This program not only transforms lives but also signifies FMIC's unwavering commitment to corporate social responsibility.
As the country navigates turbulent times, FMIC remains a steadfast force, changing lives and offering hope through its transformative healthcare initiatives. We truly appreiate those generous people who care!