First Bank Nigeria Limited Commemorates World Health Day Celebration

In continuing its contribution to the healthcare sector, especially lately among the pioneering companies in the fight against the covid-19 pandemic, Nigeria’s first and leading financial inclusion service provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, announced its commemoration of World Health Day, celebrated globally today, 7 April 2022.

World Health Day is a global health awareness day commemorated annually on April 7 to mark the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1948. The global body uses the occasion to attract the attention of the whole world on a subject of major importance for the world. health. The theme for the 2022 edition is Our planet, our health.

Through its recently launched private healthcare finance product, implemented through the Pharmaceutical Credit Facility, Private Hospital Loan and Diagnostic Center Loan, FirstBank has bolstered its growth efforts. of the health sector in Nigeria.

The Pharmaceutical Credit Facility Program targets indigenously owned pharmaceutical stores, which are owned or operated by pharmacists who have valid business licenses as pharmacists, possess valid premises licenses, are registered members of the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria and have been in existence for at least 2 years. The purpose of the installation will be for restocking purposes or working capital requirements, and all payments for the purchase of products will be made directly to the suppliers of the Pharmaceutical Workshop.

On the other hand, the loan for private hospitals provides facility to native-owned private hospitals that are registered with a reputable HMO and have been in operation for at least 5 years. The purpose of the installation must be for the operating working capital needs of the hospital or for the purchase of equipment necessary for the daily operations of the hospital.

Also, the diagnostic center loan provides the opportunity for indigenous owned diagnostic centers that are registered with a reputable HMO and have been in operation for at least 5 years. The purpose of the installation must be for the operating working capital needs of the diagnostic center or for the purchase of equipment necessary for their day-to-day operations.

Interested customers can visit the nearest FirstBank branch to apply for one of the loans that suits their business needs.

The Bank’s commemoration of this day pays tribute to the role that the World Health Organization has played – since its creation in 1948 – in promoting health, global security, while serving the vulnerable by offering them better health and well-being.

The Bank’s 128-year existence can also be attributed to its deliberate efforts to impact individuals in its host communities, thereby meeting the needs of clients, thus manifesting itself in its deliberate efforts to invest in communities. in which it operates.

Similar to words – Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account – by Anne Wilson Schaef The Bank undoubtedly takes pleasure in impacting its communities through our efforts, partnerships and product offerings, as health is indeed wealth, she concluded.

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