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General : Jasin Hospital creates history by receiving LEED Platinum certification

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MELAKA, June 11 -- Jasin Hospital has created history when it received the Platinum (highest) certification of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) from the U.S Green Building Council (USGBC) yesterday.

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said, what was more remarkable was the fact that the certification was achieved in the Existing Building Operation and Maintenance Version 4 category, which is the first in the world for a hospital building and also the first in Malaysia for a government building.

“This creates history for Malaysia and the Ministry of Health (MOH) in leading the world in Green Hospital Facility, in line with the world’s efforts to address climate change and environmental health issues,” he said in a statement here today.

He said the LEED certification also gave confidence to international professionals that Mal

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