Internationalisation of Hospitals in the Wake of Green Agenda: How much more to be done?

Authors

  • Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam Malaysia
  • Herwina Rosnan Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). 40450. Shah Alam. Selangor. MALAYSIA
  • Norzayana Yusof Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). 40450. Shah Alam. Selangor. MALAYSIA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i7.1312

Keywords:

Green Environment Policy, Green Healthcare, Internationalisation, Healthcare

Abstract

Despite striving to save the society from environmentally-related diseases, hospitals contribute to adverse environmental impacts. Green hospitals encourage public health through continuous reduction of its impact on the environment and the consequent burden of diseases. The concept strongly associates human health and the environment through green hospitals operations, governance and strategy. This paper examines the green environment policy and practice in the Malaysian medical hospital framework in comparison with selected countries and provides suggestions for the betterment of the green agenda and practices to improve the hospitals’ internationalisation performance, hence uplifting the quality of life of affected parties.

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Published

2018-03-02

How to Cite

Abdullah, N. C., Rosnan, H., & Yusof, N. (2018). Internationalisation of Hospitals in the Wake of Green Agenda: How much more to be done?. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 3(7), 161-166. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i7.1312

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