The IT main stated that its initiatives have been developed per “steering of exterior consultants and teams” together with worldwide and home well being authorities. (Picture: Shutterstock)
Accenture is endeavor initiatives to supply care, assist and entry to COVID-19 vaccines for over 2 lakh eligible workers and their households in India, the corporate stated in a notice on Might 4.
“Security and well-being of our folks continues to be our high precedence and we’re offering care, assist and entry to vaccines for our eligible folks in India who’re dealing with an unprecedented problem,” it said.
The knowledge expertise main stated that its initiatives have been developed per “steering of exterior consultants and teams” together with worldwide and home well being authorities.
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The measures embrace:
>> Assist for complementary 24×7 physician tele-consultation and psychological wellness counselling helplines to Accenture workers and their dependents.
>> Reimbursable advantages for COVID-19 testing with dwelling pattern assortment.
>> Residence Care Service for workers and relations who’re experiencing signs and are underneath quarantine or are awaiting hospitalization.
>> Help package deal with medical care and advisory companies for the 14-day quarantine interval together with every day distant nursing assist for vitals monitoring, consultations with physicians, dieticians and psychologists and residential isolation kits which embrace a pulse oximeter, face shields and different important gadgets prescribed by well being practitioners for medical care at dwelling.
>> The corporate can also be protecting the price of vaccinations (for each jabs) for workers and their dependents over the age of 18 who’re a part of our medical advantages program.
>> Staff shall be given 4 hours of paid day off for every dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.
>> An extra depart profit known as the ‘COVID-19 Caregiver Go away’ of 5 days has been launched for workers who want days off to look after relations who examined constructive for COVID 19.
The corporate additional stated that apart from the worker initiatives, additionally it is extending ongoing assist to native communities by offering ventilators, oxygen concentrators, and medical kits; COVID-19 assist kits and PPE kits for healthcare staff servicing marginalised communities; and meals and COVID-19 at-home care kits for the unemployed and poor.
“Accenture is dedicated to supporting our folks and our communities in India because the nation battles this disaster. Earlier, Accenture CEO Julie Candy joined different enterprise leaders in supporting the Biden Administration in expediting help to India. We’re additionally working with different firms and the US Chamber of Commerce to arrange a World Process Pressure on Pandemic Response: Mobilizing for India,” it added.
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