Amana Healthcare wins two sustainability awards from the Arab Hospitals Federation’s Arab Healthcare Climate Change Challenge
- Amana Healthcare wins Golden Initiative Certificate in two categories: Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency; and Water, Waste & Resource Management
- Award reinforces Amana Healthcare’s contribution to enhancing environmental impact solutions and fostering healthy communities through sustainable facilities
- Amana Healthcare continues to set standards in innovation and sustainability as it reaches new milestones in its healthcare journey
Abu Dhabi, UAE;January 13, 2023:Amana Healthcare, a Mubadala Health partnerand one of the Middle East’s leading providers of long-term care, inpatient rehabilitation and home care services,has won two Gold Initiative Certificates from Arab Hospitals Federation’sArab Healthcare Climate Change Challenge Champion, in two categories: Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency; and Water, Waste & Resource Management.
The ceremony took place during 11thJanuary 2023, in Cairo, Egypt, where awards were given to healthcare authorities, organizations, or institutions that made significant contributions to sustainability in various ways and have gone above and beyond to optimize their practices to reduce the impact of climate change.
Dr. Jason Gray, Senior Director of Clinical Operations, Amana Healthcare said: “We are proud to have won two Gold Initiative Certificates. With operations spanning across eightspecialized facilities in the UAE, we aim for a more conscious and efficient way of caring, where the patients and the community are seen as a whole, and the associated climate change challenges are kept in mind as part of our vision when providing unmatched, high-quality integrated continuum-of-care services to the community.
“These distinguished awards affirm the milestones we continue to reach with the work we are doing in our Go Green initiative.Our aim is toreduce Amana Healthcare’s carbon footprint by 15 percent within the next two years to enhance the residents’ and community’swell-being and become a regional leader in the promotion of environmentalsustainability initiatives.”
Amana Healthcare has supported the development of a sustainable healthcare sector in line with the Environment Vision 2030 through rapid microprojects across its network. These microprojects ensure climate change is part of itswider visionand central to its unique approach to its conscious and efficient way of caring for patients and the community.
The first microproject received the “Gold Champion” recognition for the Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Certificatecategory by reducing CO2 emissions and decreasing electricity consumption at Amana Healthcare Village, a specialized residential care facility comprising of 35 villas in Khalifa City A. By doing so, it transformedinto an environmentally friendly residential community, whereby patients are part of a cutting-edge, modern hospital that considers both their well-being and the health of the broader public.
The second project, which received the “Gold Champion” in the Water, Waste & Resource Management Certificate category,involved reducing paper consumption in Amana Healthcare’s Weaning Unit at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. The project prevented wasteful paper consumptionand saw theadoption of paperless tools for specificquality, education and reception departmental tasks.
About Amana Healthcare
Amana Healthcare, a Mubadala Health partner, is the Middle East’s leading provider of specialized long-term care, rehabilitation and home healthcare services and is the region’s pioneer in integrated continuum-of-care services. Based in the United Arab Emirates, Amana serves patients from a wide catchment area including the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia – who need complex specialized post-acute care. Amana’s hospitals are accredited by the U.S. Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
About Mubadala Health
Mubadala Health is the integrated healthcare network of Mubadala Investment Company. Established in 2021, Mubadala Health operates, manages, and develops a portfolio of healthcare assets including: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Healthpoint, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC), Amana Healthcare, National Reference Laboratory (NRL), Capital Health Screening Centre (CHSC), Abu Dhabi Telemedicine Centre (ADTC), Danat Al Emarat, HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center, HealthPlus Family Clinics, HealthPlus Fertility, HealthPlus Women’s Health Center and Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi. With a vision to transform the regional healthcare landscape, Mubadala Health sets a new benchmark for the UAE and regional healthcare industry through its state-of-the-art facilities and world-class caregivers who strive to put patients first across its continuum of care. Innovation, research, and education are the foundational pillars of Mubadala Health, supporting the further development of a sustainable healthcare sector in line with the vision of Abu Dhabi and the region.
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