Welcome to Indian Confederation for Healthcare Accreditation

Indian Confederation for Healthcare Accreditation is the National multi-stakeholder Confederation of National Associations/ Institutions for establishing validated excellence in healthcare in India in line with similar bodies in all developed countries. ICHA comprises all stakeholder groups across the health sector, viz. Providers, Receivers and users, Payers and funders, Educators and regulators. Read More

About Us

ICHA is a professionally owned and driven Not-for-Profit organisation...Read More

Vision & Misssion

To attain global leadership and make India the health destination... Read More

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THE GOAL – What we all desire

“When we are ill, we want to know that we have a doctor whose technical knowledge and skills we can be sure of, on whose honesty we can rely and who will treat us empathetically with the respect and courtesy to which we are entitled. We need to be sure that the hospital or primary care team to which our doctor belongs works effectively and safely, so we can be assured that we are getting good quality care. And we need good access to care.”

Sir Donald Irvine – President GMC 2003

DOES THIS RING A BELL?   If you want to attain this state read on…


  1. Astronomical costs and magnitude of unsafe care (
  2. Anger and frustration levels of all at the highest, globally (Read More..)
  3. All pervading mistrust (
  4. Cannot be achieved by waving a ‘magic wand’ due ineffective implementation of existing laws, adversarial relations, name- calling, blame game (Read More..)

To achieve this goal a lot needs to be done. A herculean task of gargantuan proportions. A “Mahayagna” ... Read More


  1. Awareness creation (Click Here)
  2. Getting together (Click Here)
  3. A mechanism and a platform (Click Here)
  4. Evolve the right things to do (Consensus based guidelines)

For this we need you, ICHA is all of us, we need your ‘Ahuti’ – the contribution of Tan (Muscle), Man (Mind), Dhan(Money) – contribute what you have  (Click Here to enroll and participate).


A platform on which all concerned (stakeholders) are brought together and work collaboratively shoulder to shoulder to achieve the desired goal of TRUSTWORTHY & SAFE HEALTHCARE.

ICHA is the mechanism created in 2002 and established in 2004 as a not for profit organization under section 25 (now 8) of the Companies Act. ICHA is a globally recognized most optimal and credible platform. It took 50 years or more in the west to bring the diverse stakeholders together; in India it was achieved in 3 years. Read More

Our Work For Healthcare Users

Indian Confederation for Healthcare Accreditation works for Healthcare Users covering the following areas:

Our Work For Healthcare Providers

Indian Confederation for Healthcare Accreditation works with Healthcare Providers covering the following areas:

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Dear friends, Tomorrow, history will be written. The entire nation will see COLS activity getting conducted all over India. Every state chapter, city branch and every member of ISA has put in 100% efforts to make this activity a grand success. Looking at the enthusiasm of all the members, I am really overwhelmed. Read More …

Anticonvulsant medications like gabapentin and pregabalin don't appear to improve low back pain, a meta-analysis in the Canadian Medical Association Journal finds. Researchers examined nine studies of nearly 900 patients with chronic low back pain or lumbar radicular pain.Patients received either anticonvulsants (gabapentinoids or topiramate) or placebo. Read More …
We have been emphasising inappropriate Care as a core patient safety issue all these years. The WHO report below reiterates the same. Low quality healthcare is increasing the burden of illness and health costs globally Read More …
She was a 15-year-old school kid; came in with multiple episodes of seizures ('epileptic fit' in street language). IV injections controlled her fits; CT scan and MRI painlessly sliced through her brain; millimeter by millimeter searching for a focus; negative. 24-hours later she was stable and ready to be started on long term medicines to prevent recurrences. Read More …

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  • Indian Confederation for Healthcare Accreditation
  • B2/211, 1st Floor, Safdarjang Enclave, New Delhi-110029, India
  • Dr. Akhil K. Sangal
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