Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care Group is guided by the philosophy of ‘people caring for people’. Every decision we make aims to make a significant and positive difference in the world, be it for the current or future generations.

RSD Cares is our commitment to sustainability, with key focus on our staff, our immediate communities, and the health of our planet.

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Caring for our people

At Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care Group, the ability to provide exceptional quality and service is only possible with the help of our dedicated staff.

It is our staff who spearhead the Group’s philosophy of ‘people caring for people’.

Our people are the at the centre of all that we do, which is why we are dedicated to creating a culture that is caring and inclusive, one that supports the mental health and wellbeing of everyone involved.

Our staff need to be empowered and developed so that we can continuously deliver high-quality, safe and effective clinical care. We believe that it is only with such an environment can the Group strive for excellent patient outcomes and customer satisfaction, and be a trusted partner for all our doctors, consultants, nurses and clinicians.

Our pillar of Caring for our People directly supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals:

  • SDG 3 – Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • SDG 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • SDG 5 – Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • SDG 8 – Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
  • SDG 10 – Reduce inequality within and among countries

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A Shining Light Amidst a Pandemic

As one of the leading hospitals under the Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care Group, RS Premier Jatinegara (RSPJ) in Indonesia always goes the extra mile in caring for its patients. However, it also values individuals who make up the RSDH family, in line with one of the three Ramsay Sime Darby Cares pillars of sustainability – Caring for our People.

This culture is fully embraced by all RSDH staff, in the way we interact with colleagues and how we look out for the well-being of each other.

One doctor who displays such character in her daily life is Dr Ida Bernida, a pulmonologist-respiratory physician who is passionate about working with and helping those around her.

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Caring for our planet

The key to a healthier planet is to have dedicated initiatives that will reduce our carbon footprint.

The Group recognises the worsening effects of climate change and has pledged to play our part by conserving energy and water, reducing the usage of useless plastics, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and expanding our recycling and sustainability efforts.

We are always looking to work with ethical and responsible suppliers who share this vision of sustainability.

Our pillar of Caring for our Planet directly supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals:

  • SDG 12 – Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • SDG 13 – Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

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Environmental Sustainability Is the Road to A Better Future

In 2006, a ground-breaking documentary was released depicting former US presidential candidate Al Gore on his lecture circuit on the threat of climate change. An Inconvenient Truth received no less than 18 international accolades, including two awards at the 79th Academy Awards, and was credited for raising the general awareness of global warming and sparking corporate change in how companies run their businesses.

One and a half decades later, the world is still in this war against climate change.

The continuous and extensive burning of fossil fuels brings about a massive increase in greenhouse gasses, which in turn is a major contributor to climate change. A rise in the number of floods, droughts, unpredictable weather phenomena and natural disasters is proof that climate change is well and truly here.

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Caring for our community

Our actions at Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care Group have direct consequences on the communities we operate in.

RSD Cares is our commitment to give back to the community, be it through large- or small-scale projects.

In line with our pillars of sustainability, the Group invests in clinical education and training across the organisation, as well as in medical research. The result will not only serve to improve the health of our patients but aid the advancement of health care for the broader community. We believe in a comprehensive approach towards health care prevention.

Our pillar of Caring for our Community directly supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals:

  • SDG 3 – Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • SDG 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • SDG 10 – Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • SDG 17 – Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development

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Personal compassion for the needy

The Covid-19 pandemic created massive disruptions around the world. In Malaysia, the number of cases has been on an incline throughout 2021, with government-enforced lockdowns being among the moves to stop the spread.

This has had a negative impact on the country’s economy, with many businesses forced to make difficult choices like downsizing or shut permanently. Ever since the first Movement Control Order (MCO), more and more employees have been laid-off, making them rely on their savings to survive.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals

In the quest to ensure a more sustainable future for all, Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care Group is a proud supporter of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The 17 SDGs outlined by the United Nations aim to promote peace and prosperity while conserving our planet and its precious resources.

These goals cover a broad range of areas including health, job opportunity, education, poverty and social protection, while paying close attention to climate change and the effects on the environment.

RSD Cares is the Group’s commitment to implementing positive changes in all that we do.