About the Awards

The International Hospital Federation (IHF) Awards 2020 recognizes and honors hospitals and healthcare organizations for innovation, excellence, outstanding achievements and best practices in areas that are worthy of international recognition.


These include:

  • Governance, leadership, management policies and practices;
  • Quality service delivery in multiple areas at affordable costs;
  • Culture of service to motivate healthcare professionals to excel;
  • Innovations in healthcare delivery or process management;
  • Quality and safety, ethical approaches and evidence-based practices in patient-centered care;
  • Sustainable environment, energy conservation and green initiatives;
  • Addressing inequalities in healthcare service delivery to the community;
  • Advancing healthcare for emerging and developing nations


Key Dates

  • Open for Entries – 16 March
  • Deadline of Entries – 30 June


The Awards will be presented during a special Awards Ceremony at the 44th IHF World Hospital Congress which will be held on 2-5 November 2020 in Barcelona, Spain.