Tuesday, 26th October, 2021
Tuesday, 26th October, 2021

BGMEA, Evercare sign deal on big4 initiative

The initiative focuses on prevention, timely diagnosis and management of non-communicable diseases among the working population

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Owners Association (BGMEA) and Evercare have signed an agreement under which Evercare Hospitals in Dhaka and Chattogram will provide health services to the eligible owners and employees of all BGMEA member organizations.

Evercare Chief Marketing Officer Vinay Kaul and Vice President of BGMEA Shahidullah Azim signed the agreement recently.

This will include providing timely access to services and privileges pertaining to pricing.

“BGMEA-Evercare BIG4” is a workplace health initiative that aims to partner with relevant stakeholders across public and private organizations in Bangladesh, said BGMEA on Wednesday.

The initiative focuses on prevention, timely diagnosis and management of non-communicable diseases among the working population, it said.

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The 4 non-communicable diseases addressed in the initiative are Diabetes, Cancer, Cardiovascular and Chronic Respiratory diseases (including COVID-19 related).

BGMEA President Faruque Hassan, Vice President Miran Ali, Directors Md. Mohiuddin Rubel and Tanvir Ahmed, former BGMEA Director Ashikur Rahman Tuhin, A M Abul Kashem Rony, DGM, Corporate Marketing and Md. Iftekhar Hossain, Assistant Manager from Evercare were present.

“We are honoured to collaborate with BGMEA on such a significant workplace health initiative. We at Evercare believe that this collaboration will positively influence the health behaviours of large proportions of the working population and help build a healthier nation,” said Vinay Kaul from Evercare.

Faruque Hassan, President of BGMEA said, “It’s our immense pleasure to have this partnership with Evercare as this initiative has the potential to facilitate better access to health care and improve the health status of BGMEA Members and their families.”

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