Policies

The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy (registered in Malaysia as Social Health Analytics Sdn. Bhd.) is committed to conducting business in an ethical and honest manner and is committed to implementing and enforcing systems that ensure bribery is prevented. The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy has zero-tolerance for bribery and corrupt activities. We are committed to acting professionally, fairly, and with integrity in all business dealings and relationships, wherever in the country we operate.

The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy will constantly uphold all laws relating to antibribery and corruption in all the jurisdictions in which we operate. We are bound by the laws of Malaysia, including the Malaysian Anti- Corruption Commission Act 2009 (MACCA), in regards to our conduct both at home and abroad.

The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy recognises that bribery and corruption are punishable under the abovementioned law. If our company is discovered to have taken part in corrupt activities, we may be subjected to fines and penalties, be excluded from tendering for public contracts, and face serious damage to our reputation. It is with this in mind that we commit to preventing bribery and corruption in our business, and take our legal responsibilities seriously.

 

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Consistent with our mission, we may provide nonpartisan public policy analysis and recommendations to current public officials and candidates for public office.

In accordance with the our commitment to nonpartisanship, Galen Centre staff may not participate in partisan political activity on behalf of the organisation.

They must also take appropriate steps to avoid conflicts between their outside political activities and their commitments to the oragnisation. Staff must secure approval and publicly disclose their activities, when necessary.

In the course of our work we often come into contact with individuals from communities who are potentially at risk or vulnerable for a variety of reasons.

Such individuals are:

  • those who become vulnerable or at risk as a result of different types of harm or abuse due to a temporary or permanent situation
  • those understood to be at vulnerable or at risk, due to social conditions such as mental or physical health complications, learning disabilities, social displacement, conflicts or humanitarian emergencies
  • those who are unable to protect or take care of themselves from significant harm or exploitation

 

We aim to ensure that we exercise our duty of care, respecting confidentiality and acting appropriately to safeguard the rights of such individuals during the course of any work with them.

The Galen Centre for Health & Social Policy are committed to ensuring that there is no unjustified discrimination on the basis of age, gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, HIV/AIDS status, marital status including civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, political opinion, religion and belief and socio-economic background.

Equal opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age with respect to policies, programmes, or activities.