BGMEA and Evercare Sign Agreement on the BIG4 Initiative

BGMEA and Evercare Sign Agreement on the BIG4 Initiative

“BGMEA-Evercare BIG4” is a workplace health initiative that aims to partner with relevant stakeholders across public and private organizations in Bangladesh. The initiative focuses on prevention, timely diagnosis and management of non-communicable diseases among the working population. The 4 non-communicable diseases addressed in the initiative are Diabetes, Cancer, Cardiovascular and Chronic Respiratory diseases (including COVID-19 related).

Vinay Kaul, Chief Marketing Officer from Evercare and Shahidullah Azim, Vice President from BGMEA signed the agreement on the BIG4 initiative at a ceremony organized at BGMEA Gulshan office. Also present at the event were 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.

“We are honored to collaborate with BGMEA on such a significant workplace health initiative. We at Evercare believe that this collaboration will positively influence the health behaviors 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 health status of BGMEA Members and their families.”

As part of this agreement, Evercare Hospital Dhaka and Evercare Hospital Chattogram will provide health services to the eligible owners and employees of all BGMEA member organizations. This will include providing timely access to services and privileges pertaining to pricing.

About the Evercare Group

The Evercare Group believes access to healthcare is a fundamental right and invests in emerging markets to bring private, quality driven healthcare to meet the needs of local people.

Evercare has responded to a global challenge to ensure well-being at all ages is provided to those living in emerging markets as a pillar to support sustainable economic development. With this the Group is leading the way in transforming the traditional healthcare model through its integrated cross-continents platform, its impact driven model and quality driven hospitals.

The Evercare Group operates as an integrated healthcare delivery platform in emerging markets across Africa and South Asia, including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Nigeria.

The Group’s portfolio includes 30 hospitals with 3445 beds, 16 clinics, 82 diagnostics centres and two brownfield assets spread over 6 countries. Evercare is proud to be the most diverse healthcare group in the countries it operates in with 11,000 caregivers working together to develop a systemic healthcare change in emerging markets.

Evercare is wholly owned by the Evercare Health Funds, a US $1bn emerging markets healthcare fund managed by The Rise Funds, the impact investment platform of global alternative asset manager TPG. The Evercare Health Fund is comprised of the world’s leading development finance institutions and other impact investors around the world.