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IHH Healthcare Berhad

Sustainability is a core principle at IHH Healthcare Berhad, where their aim is to enhance the healthcare industry in various ways. As a collective group, IHH’s shared goal is to “Care. For Good.”. The Group is motivated by our mission to impact lives positively and revolutionize healthcare. With a presence in 10 countries and a network of 83 hospitals, IHH stands as one of the world’s largest healthcare networks and the leading hospital operator in Asia in terms of market value. The Group has a team of over 65,000 dedicated employees worldwide enables us to provide a comprehensive range of integrated healthcare services through their trusted healthcare brands. The Group’s sustainability strategy revolves around four pillars: Empowering Our Patients, Fostering a Great Workplace, Environmental Stewardship, and Promoting a Healthier Society.

Fiscal Year-End: 31 December 2022

The net profit of IHH Healthcare Berhad decreased in FY2022 to RM1.54 billion from RM1.86 billion during the previous financial year.

The year on year net profit growth at Maxis Berhad is at -16.87%.

The Group’s dividend payout for the FY2022 amounts to RM528 million.

Total cash contributions made by IHH Healthcare Berhad during FY2022 was not specified in the annual and sustainability report.

Total in-kind contributions are approximately RM2.69 million in their annual and sustainability report.

The total employee volunteer hours reported by IHH Healthcare Berhad is not specified in their annual and sustainability report.

IHH Healthcare Berhad:
Cash, In-Kind and Employee Volunteer Hours

No.ContributionCash GivingIn-kind GivingEmployee Volunteer HoursBeneficiaries
1Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) programmeN/AAwareness programmeN/APublicIHH's AMS efforts contribute to our overarching goal of touching five million lives for healthier communities by 2025. We have developed a group-wide antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) framework in 2022 to be implemented across the Group to govern and ensure the appropriate usage of antimicrobials. In December 2022, our medical diagnostic arm in Malaysia, Pantai Premier Pathology, announced a new collaboration with bioMérieux to strengthen our lab diagnostics capabilities, which will include the establishment of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Centre of Excellence. We also launched a coordinated social media campaign across all our hospital brands to raise awareness of AMR by providing useful, practical tips that patients could adopt to tackle AMR at an individual level. Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong marked the launch of its local antimicrobial stewardship programme during WAAW with a pledge to promote the responsible use of antibiotics and help raise public awareness of AMR.
2AMR Awareness ActivitiesN/AAwareness programmeN/A300 beneficiariesWeek-Long AMR Awareness Activities Held Across IHH Singapore Hospitals. In November 2022, the IHH Singapore Pharmacy team came together to for week-long event saw physical pop-up booths deployed across all our Singapore hospitals. More than 300 doctors, staff and even members of the public dropped by to learn more about AMR through fun and engaging puzzle games, while being rewarded with healthy, delicious snacks. IHH Singapore also participated in the WAAW inter-hospital webinar series, which saw medical experts from public and private hospitals share their expertise on AMR and appropriate antimicrobial-prescribing practices. The webinar series was hosted and organised by the National Centre for Infectious Diseases.
3Free health treatmentN/AFree radiotherapy and radiosurgeryN/A500 patientsIHH Malaysia signed a Memorandum of Understanding in September 2022 with the Ministry of Health Malaysia to provide free radiotherapy and radiosurgery to cancer patients from underserved communities who are receiving treatment in government hospitals. IHH Malaysia will fully sponsor radiotherapy and radiosurgery for 500 cancer patients from underserved communities who are undergoing treatment at government hospitals.
4Seremban Diabetes Cohort (SeDia)N/AResearch seed money worth RM2.00MN/ACommunityIHH Malaysia also donated RM2 million in seed money to the Seremban Diabetes Cohort (SeDia), a research initiative spearheaded by International Medical University. The outcomes of the longitudinal research will contribute to reducing disease burden in the area of diabetes. The programme aims to develop effective, culturally acceptable intervention protocols in primary care-led settings and at population level, enhanced by digital health and use of big data, to induce sustainable remission of diabetes in diabetic patients and to prevent diabetes development in pre-diabetic individuals.
5Scholarship and professorshipsN/AScholarships worth RM0.69MN/A12 studentsIHH Singapore has established two scholarships and two professorships with local universities since 2000, gifting a total of S$8.5 million to further medical education and research. Contributions are in the form of endowments to provide support in perpetuity. As an example, 155 medical scholarships have been awarded to date under the Mount Elizabeth-Gleneagles Scholarship established in 2014 by the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. In 2022, 12 medical students received the scholarship with total amount disbursed amounting to SGD203,492.12 from distributable income of the scholarship fund
6#ListenToYourHeartN/AAwareness campaignN/A76,000 peoplePantai Hospitals in Malaysia launched a social media campaign to encourage the public to make positive change for a healthier heart. #ListenToYourHeart raised awareness about heart diseases and encouraged people to live a heart-healthy lifestyle by understanding the risk factors, symptoms, preventive measures and treatments of heart diseases. Over 76,000 people were reached through this campaign in July 2022
7The Purple ParadeN/AN/A100 volunteersPublicIHH Singapore took to the streets as part of a marching contingent at The Purple Parade, which marked its 10th anniversary this year. Over 100 of our colleagues walked alongside 10,000 event participants under the purple banner of inclusion and celebration of the abilities of persons with disabilities.
8Sungai MerbokN/A500 mangrove saplings15 volunteersEnvironmentPantai Hospital Sungai Petani embarked on a green collaboration between 15 hospital staff and local authorities to plant 500 mangrove saplings on the banks of Sungai Merbok. The event coincided with the delivery of 500 babies by the hospital from January to September 2022
9Traveling Pink RibbonN/AAwareness campaignN/APublicThe Acibadem Healthcare Group in Türkiye clinched The Stevie Awards and the MediaCat Felis Awards 2022 for its breast cancer awareness project “Traveling Pink Ribbon”, which involved a collaboration with social media influencers across seven countries and three continents during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 2021. The project aimed to increase awareness amongst women of breast cancer and the importance of self-examination.
10Cancer Week and Heart Health WeekN/AOnline webinarsN/ACommunityThe Acibadem Healthcare Group conducted a series of online webinars helmed by esteemed doctors and external experts to mark Cancer Week and Heart Health Week. At the webinars, participants had the opportunity to learn more about cancer and cardiovascular diseases from medical experts.
11Health awareness calendar momentsN/A14 awareness campaignsN/APublicOver the course of 2022, the Acibadem Healthcare Group organised 14 health awareness campaigns that are anchored around health-related calendar moments designated by the Turkish Ministry of Health. The campaigns promoted the importance of early detection for various cancers – including colon cancer and childhood cancer – and stressed the importance of good diet and regular exercise for good heart health.
12IMU Breaching the Silence ProgrammeN/ABasic Sign Language workshops.70 volunteersCommunityAmbassadors for the Deaf (IAM4D) comprising 70 IMU staff and students from the university’s Bukit Jalil and Seremban campuses carry out capacity building efforts including organising Basic Sign Language workshops. The ambassadors develop and implement various activities benefitting the deaf community, champion their interests and bring deaf awareness to the university’s community as well as the public in order to make IMU the first deaf-aware university
13IMU Breaching the Silence ProgrammeN/AHealth clinics and deaf awarenessN/A143 individualsThe first IMU Deaf Awareness Week was conducted in February 2022 to promote awareness of the deaf community. During the event, health clinics for the deaf and hard of hearing community were conducted for the first time. The event also involved engagement with more than 143 deaf individuals, which enabled more than 195 IMU staff and students to learn from and interact with deaf patients
14IMU Breaching the Silence ProgrammeN/ADigital literacy programmeN/AYouthEngagement sessions with deaf secondary school students and their parents were organised by IMU staff and students from the university’s Kluang campus through the vehicle of a digital literacy programme. Meanwhile IMU staff and students from the Batu Pahat campus engage on a weekly basis with the deaf community via a digital platform, in a partnership with the Sabah Deaf Association
15Transforming food waste into energyN/AFood waste into energyN/APublicLaunched in May 2022, the Food-Waste-to-Energy Recycling programme aims to convert food waste into electricity that will be fed back into Hong Kong’s electricity power grid. Facilitated by the hospital’s Food and Beverage team, food waste undergoes separation at the hospital before it is subsequently delivered to Organic Resources Recovery Centre 1 (O·PARK1) – Hong Kong’s first organic resources recovery centre – for generation of electricity and production of compost for landscaping and agricultural use. The 500-bed hospital generates roughly 122 tonnes of food waste annually, which can be converted to around 43,452 kWh of electricity – almost eight times the annual per capita energy consumption in Hong Kong1.

⬆️ – shows an increase monetarily or the number of beneficiaries from 2021 report 

⬇️ – shows a decrease monetarily or the number of beneficiaries from 2021 report 

1. The numerical value for total cash and in-kind giving was calculated based on individual monetary mentions in the Annual and Sustainability report.

2. The information above is derived from IHH Healthcare Berhad’s 2022 Annual and Sustainability Report. Email correspondence was made between between 20 April – 3 August 2023 to seek further clarification, however, no reply was received. 

Focus Areas of IHH Healthcare Berhad

Beneficiaries of IHH Healthcare Berhad

IHH Healthcare Berhad contributed approximately RM2.69 million in in-kind giving during FY2022. The majority of focus areas from the group’s giving are in Education at 57.1%. This included multiple health awareness campaigns to educate the public. The main beneficiaries that were positively impacted by the Group’s giving initiatives were the Community, Public and Youth. A large portion of givings benefited the Community as it was catered for a specific group such as the underserved communities and people with health conditions. The employee volunteer hours at IHH were not specified in their annual and sustainability report.

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