Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Urban Company And Max Healthcare Join To Launch Free Health Workshops For All Service Partners

* Doctors from Max Hospitals  will conduct a series of 12 workshops for all Urban Company partners

* Urban Company partners will also benefit from free annual eye check-ups

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.

About Urban Company

Founded in November 2014, Urban Company is Asia’s largest tech-enabled home services marketplace. The company offers services such as beauty and spa at home, cleaning, plumbing, carpentry, appliance repair, painting, etc. through its mobile app and website. It operates in 40+ cities in India, the UAE, Singapore, Australia and The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It has a partner network of over 35,000 hand-picked service professionals, who are empowered through training, technology, financial services, tools, product procurement and a host of other ecosystem enablers, thereby transforming them into organized and high-quality micro-entrepreneurs. This full-stack approach helps the company live up to its promise of delivering high-quality, delightful services at home.

About Max Healthcare:

Max Healthcare Institute Limited (MHIL) is one of India’s largest hospital chains (considering only income from healthcare services) in fiscal2021. It is committed to the highest standards of medical and service excellence, patient care, scientific and medical education.

MHIL has a major concentration in North India consisting of a Network of 17 healthcare facilities. Out of the total Network, eight hospitals and four medical centres are located in Delhi and the NCR and the others are located in the cities of Mumbai, Mohali, Bathinda and Dehradun. The Max Network includes all the hospitals and medical centres owned and operated by the Company and its subsidiaries, partner healthcare facilities and managed healthcare facilities.These Include State-of-the-art tertiary and quaternary care hospitals at Saket, Patparganj, Vaishali, Rajendra Place, and Shalimar Bagh in Delhi NCR and one each in Mumbai, Mohali, Bathinda and Dehradun, secondary care hospital in Gurgaon and Day Care Centres at Noida, Lajpat Nagar and Panchsheel Park in Delhi NCR and one in Mohali, Punjab. The hospitals in Mohali and Bathinda are under PPP arrangement with the Government of Punjab.

In addition to its core hospital business, MHIL has two SBUs - Max@Home and MaxLab. Max@Home is a platform that provides health and wellness services at home and MaxLab offers diagnostic services to patients outside its Network.

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