Century International Gold Quality Era Award
On March 10, 2013, ADK Hospital has been awarded with the Century International Gold Quality Era Award. The awarding was held at a gala dinner at the 15th Century International Quality Era Convention held in Geneva, Switzerland. The Managing Director of ADK Hospitals Pvt. Ltd. Mr Ahmed Afaal participated in the Convention and accepted the Award on behalf of ADK Hospital. The award was presented to the Hosital at the Century International Era Convention held in Geneva by the Chairman and CEO of the B.I.D Mr Jose E. Prieto.
This award is presented by Business Initiative Directions (BID) of Spain, an organisation that is committed to the development and implementation of quality programs throughout the world and establsihing the quality culture for the last 27 years.
Companies with a proven committment to quality and in continous quest for excellence towards customers, through attention to products and services are candidates for nomination for this award. The memebers of an International Selection Committee for slection of candidates are responsible for the search and selection of companies nominated for the Award. This Committee is made up of company leaders from more than 90 countries who meet annually in London, Paris, New York, Frankfurt and Geneva. Their votes, which are crucial for slecting the awardees, are analysed against results obtained from the internet, as well as information from the Chambers of Commerce, Embassies and media to guarantee a carefuls election and nominated companies and final presentation of the award.
The main themes of the Award include Excellence, Innovation, Technology, Leadership, Management and Quality.
A number of criteri are considered by the Intenational Committee in determinig the selection of a company to the Award. Execellence in at least five of the followng strategies are crucial for the selection.
- Cutomer staisfaction
- Business excellence
- ISO 9000
- TQM Implementation
- Research and Development
- Continuing education
- Permanent growth
- Post sale services
This year among the selected Companies around the world, ADK Hospital was informed on its selection for the Award. This is a great achievement for the Hospital in its continuous vision to become the leading healthcare provider on the Maldives with innovation and excellence. This Award serves as a recognition of its continued work for improving serivces to the Maldivian people. It is also a milestone for the Hospital to be recognised internationally for its services and hence will be an additional motivation for continuing to improve services in the future.
The Hospital takes this opportunity to recognise and acknowledge the collective work of all employees of the Hospital for their continued committment to the cause and this award is deserved to each and every staff of the Hospital on their merit.
ADK Hospital will continue to assure costomers of its committment to improve the services and and the quality at whcih it is delivered to to them.