JS Bank, one of the fastest growing banks in Pakistan, has partnered with Interactive Research and Development (IRD) to provide free Covid-19 testing services, funded by the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND ), to the bank’s frontline staff through WellCheck, the IRD’s global health and well-being programme.
To clarify, IRD is a research and healthcare delivery organization that creates new healthcare infrastructure, leveraging technology and building the capacity of community stakeholders.
It provides quality healthcare services in the areas of infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, and maternal and child health care to underprivileged communities in Pakistan and more than 15 other countries. The IRD WellCheck team has trained health professionals with extensive experience in diagnostic testing, health service delivery and capacity building.
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The signing ceremony was held at the IRD office in Pakistan. Faisal Ismail, Managing Director of Biologica, Bilal Sheikh, Director of Marketing and Synergy for JS Bank Limited, Ahmed Jamil Memon, Director of Administration and CSR, Director of Marketing for JS Bank Limited, Capt(R) Muhammad Habib Khan, Director of Operations Officer, IRD Pakistan, and other senior officials were present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Bilal Sheikh mentioned that the partnership was a commitment to maintaining employee safety and prioritizing employee health to reduce the spread of Covid-19 through quality healthcare facilities. by the IRD as part of their Well check program.
JS Bank committed to its employees
It should be mentioned that this is not the first time that JS Bank has taken such an initiative. Last year, during the peak of Covid, he worked with the Sindh government and launched a vaccination campaign for team members and their families.
The three-day vaccination campaign took place at JS Bank’s head office at Shaheen Commercial Complex and covered front and back-end members and their relatives. The activity was a resounding success with long lines of people lining up for vaccination and was well received by everyone.
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The family members of JS Bank appreciated that the Bank undertook this vaccination program and were grateful to the Sindh government for facilitating the smooth process.
Day 2 of our COVID-19 vaccination campaign saw 500 people receive their shots. Vaccines are provided to team members and their families.
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