Bank begins employee health week
FIRST City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited’s annual Employee Health Week began on Monday, February 5, 2018 with an assurance by the financial institution that it would continue to sustain a culture of wellness among its workforce.
The Bank’s Employee Health Week, which will run till February 9, is one of the priorities of the financial institution aimed at encouraging and supporting its employees to adopt healthy lifestyles through various medical, dietary and aerobic activities that enhance their well-being, productivity at work and other aspects of human endeavour. This forms an integral part of the great place to work philosophy of the Bank.
In a statement, FCMB explained that this year’s programme, which is being anchored by a team of medical and nutritional experts, focuses on medical check-ups, nutrition, exercise and early detection as well as treatment of diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. The experts have been deployed to select branches of the Bank nationwide to conduct free examinations on health issues such as blood pressure, mammograms for FCMB female employees, blood sugar, cholesterol levels and Body Mass Index (BMI) tests, among others.
The health week will end on Friday with workplace workout sessions in some branches of FCMB, where fitness instructors will lead employees of the Bank in aerobics.
Commenting on the significance of the Health Week, Senior Vice President and the Divisional Head, Corporate Services of FCMB, Felicia Obozuwa, said: “The health and wellbeing of our employees are key priorities for us. The choices we make every day can help us live healthier and happier lives at work and at home. We will continue to champion and execute initiatives that are impactful in the lives of our employees to reinforce our core values of professionalism, sustainability, customer focus and excellence.”
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) is a member of FCMB Group Plc, which is one of the leading financial service institutions in Nigeria with subsidiaries that are market leaders in their respective segments. Having successfully transformed to a retail and commercial banking-led group, the Bank has continued to distinguish itself by delivering exceptional services, while enhancing the growth and achievement of the personal and business aspirations of its customers.
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