In a statement made available to our correspondent on Thursday, the bank said this during the employees’ health week.
The bank stated that the week long programme was aimed at promoting the well-being and reducing the health risk factors of employees, as well as their respective family members.
It stated, “The objective is to generate sustainability through several health and exciting activities that ultimately enhance productivity. It focuses on good nutrition, exercise and early detection of diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol, among others.”
The highlights of the programme, it added, were free and comprehensive medical check-ups for all employees of the bank, free mammograms for female employees to help detect early signs of cancer, counselling and tips on healthy eating and lifestyle, especially the importance of eating more fruits and vegetables.
It added that these were carried out in partnership with a team of highly experienced nutrition experts, health coaches’, medical specialists and counsellors.