Trusted by 3 million households, Urban Company announced a year-long collaboration with one of India’s largest healthcare providers Max Healthcare to build awareness on critical health issues and illnesses for the partners. As part of the collaboration, doctors from Max Hospitals will conduct monthly health talks and bi-yearly eye check-ups for Urban Company partners across North and West India.
The awareness workshops will be conducted virtually for service partners in Delhi-NCR, Chandigarh, and Mumbai. The sessions are designed to cover various topics, including awareness around cervical health, thyroid, heart health, women’s health, alcoholism and its repercussions, mental health and stress management, arthritis prevention, breast cancer, diabetes, AIDS etc.
Commenting on the collaboration with Max Hospital, Nikhil Shanker, VP – Customer Experience and Partner Experience at Urban Company said, “At Urban Company, the well-being of our partners has always been of utmost priority. These sessions will help us to continue building a strong partner community who are empowered and enabled with knowledge about their health and bridge the gap between our partners and access to medical advice. This partnership comes with additional benefits of discounts at Max Healthcare facilities for all our partners, should they face any health issues.”
“It is a good initiative by Urban Company for its partners. Awareness is the key to an overall wellbeing as well as early disease diagnosis and management. We look forward to an interactive session with their partners,” added a Max Healthcare spokesperson.
The first session on Cervical Health Awareness was held on 24 January, where Dr Seema Jain, Director of the Obstetric and Gynaecology department held a talk for more than 300 partners from across the country.
At Urban Company, through our seven-year journey, we have focused extensively on partner livelihood through our skilling programs and other security benefits. All active partners on the UC platform in India are covered under our Group Life and Accidental Insurance cover, in partnership with ACKO. Some of the key aspects covered under the policy are life insurance (INR 6 lakhs), disability cover (INR 6 lakhs), accidental hospitalization (INR 70,000), accidental OPD treatment (INR 10,000) among others. Further, all UC Plus partners in India have access to additional health insurance benefits, which includes up to INR 2 lakh in-hospitalization treatment, room/ICU expenses, OPD, medical equipment and 12 free online doctor consultations in a year. India Education Diary