Published: 10 April 2017
Ensure the introduction of international standards and principles of external quality assurance and enhancement of health professions education and evolve to meet the national health system needs and involvement of principal stakeholdersin order to maintain public confidence.
The ECAQA is the leading specialized agency for the quality assurance in health professions education that recognized internationally and achieved its sustainability.
Modernization of the quality assurance system in health professions education through the enhancement of internal and external quality assurance mechanisms at the institutional and national levels, increasing the competitiveness of health professionals and healthcare in country and internationally.
Eurasian Сentre for Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education and Health care (ECAQA) – is specialized agency for quality assurance and quality improvement of Health Professions Education in Kazakhstan.
ECAQA is a non-governmental, non-profit organization. It is independent in developing its principles, set of specific Standards for Medical, Public Health, Dental, Nursing, and Pharmaceutical Education, procedures and guidelines for quality assessment process as well as in accreditation decision making.
ECAQA is making its contribution to establish reliable and transparent national accreditation system on health professional education.
ECAQA is based on the fundamental principles of the WHO/WFME Guidelines for accreditation of medical education, Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG, Part 2,3) and involvement of all relevant stakeholders in accreditation process.
All main groups of stakeholders a rewell represented in the ECAQA Accreditation Council.