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Firm rewards employees, pledges commitment to quality healthcare delivery

“It is our belief that economic challenges should not hinder people’s access to quality healthcare.’’

• April 16, 2024
Shalina Healthcare
Shalina Healthcare rewards employees [Credit: NAN]

A leading Afro-focused multinational company, Shalina Healthcare, has reiterated its commitment to delivery of quality healthcare in Africa.

The Chief Commercial Officer, West Africa of the company, Arun Raj, declared this in Lagos on Monday, at the closing of its 2023/24 financial year and celebration of its 40 years of existence.

Mr Raj said, “The company is determined to continually fulfil its corporate mission of making quality products available to every African at affordable prices. It has been 40 years of trust in Africa and these 40 years, the people of the continent have also reciprocated the trust in our quality products and healthcare delivery.”

In his corporate presentation and new financial year projection, the company’s Head, Corporate Marketing, Folorunso Alaran, said that it was building on the trust Africans have in its products and services over the years and committed to healthy Africa.

He said, “It has been 40 years of available, affordable and quality products for Africans.”

Chief Executive Officer, Shalina Consumer Global, Nirmal Jain, said, “We believe that every African must have access to good products. And for the last 40 years, we have been trusted for our quality products and more so, through our many initiatives and healthcare interventions, Shalina has continually raised the bar in healthcare delivery.”

Speaking further, CEO Shalina Pharma Global, Debajeet Mukherjee, stated that despite the prevailing economic challenges, the company didn’t waver in delivering our corporate purposes of available, affordable and quality health products.

“It is our belief that economic challenges should not hinder people’s access to quality healthcare. Either the economy is good or bad, it shouldn’t affect the lives of the people in an adverse way. In spite of the fact that some companies are leaving Nigeria, we are expanding our team in the country. This is because we have trust and believe in Nigeria.”

In her own presentation at the event, the company’s Managing Director, Nigeria, Opeyemi Akinyele, said “the company is focused to become number one brand in Nigeria and continually promote the best healthcare delivery in the country. Through our products, activities and interventions, we have been doing greatly to ensure that quality healthcare is available and affordable for every citizen. And this is a promise that will remain unbroken.’’

She appreciated members of staff of the company for their commitment and supporting roles in the company, saying that, “without you, your roles and efforts, we won’t be here and the successes recorded in the out gone year won’t be possible. We also rely on your continuous support and commitment in the new year.”

The highpoint of the company’s end of year activities, include honouring some members of staff with awards of excellence in different categories for the 2023/24 financial year.

Among them were Lasisi Abiodun, Best Pharma Delegate, Lawal Abubakar, Best Medical Delegate, Ruth Adewoye, Best Regional Manager Pharma, Ganiyu Lateef, Best CVD Delegate, Mercy Omoji, Best Regional Manager and Consumer.

Others are Uzuma Pascal, Best Zonal Manager, (Global) and Juliet Edward, Best Consumer Delegate Global, while winners in other categories included Sandeep Sahu, Folorunso Alaran, Emeka Adimoha, Chiuba Nwaosu, among others.

Shalina Healthcare which began its business in Africa in DR Congo in 1984 made entry to Nigeria 25years ago and currently has about 2500 employees globally out of whom 2000 are in Africa.


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