HSP is a continuation of Hospital Management Strengthening Program, which has been implemented in government hospitals since 2015 to ensure the hospital's readiness towards the quality services. The ‘Minimum Service Standards (MSS)’ tools assess current situation, identifies gaps and develops an action plan for improvement.


  • The short-term objective of this program is to identify existing gaps and helps to develop action plan scientifically and long-term objective of the program is to establish a "National Standardized Assessment and Monitoring system of the hospitals" for quality hospital services.

MSS is framed in three broad areas: Governance and Management, Clinical Services Management and Hospital Support Services Management.