VLCC to bear Covid-19 Vaccination cost of employees and families across 14 countries
Inoculation of staff in UAE already completed
Leading Wellness & Beauty services and products brand, VLCC,will cover the cost of Covid-19 vaccination for all its over 4,000 employees in India and 13 other countries where it has direct company-managed operations.As part of the initiative, the company will also cover the dependents of its employees who are enrolled on the company’s medical benefits programme and are eligible to receive the vaccination as per government guidelines.
Staff in its UAE operations, where it manages 12 Wellness & Beauty clinics, have already been inoculated. For India, the organisation has also been in touch with the Union Ministry of Health for categorisation of staff operating its over 200 Wellness & Beauty Clinics in over 100 citiesas health-care workers, according to the company. This will give them priority in line with other front-line workers, as these clinics are delivering services related to immunity building solutions as well as specific chronic disease related wellness management programmes, which in today’s need to further control the Covid-19 contagion and ensure post-contagion recovery are especially relevant.
VLCC is the only organisation whose wellness programmes carry the Recommended by Indian Medical Association stamp of approval and of its over 4,000 employees globally, a majority are experienced healthcare professionals. Each of its clinics is staffed by medical doctors, nutritionists and physiotherapists, who manage, supervise and execute the service delivery protocols.
Commenting on the Company’s latest initiative, Mrs. Vandana Luthra, Founder & Co-Chairperson, VLCC Group said, “Immediately upon the easing of the lock-down curbs across the county, our employees in over 200 VLCC Wellness Clinics pan-India have been on the forefront of delivering immunity-building and proactive healthcare solutions to consumers who are investing in these solutions in increasing numbers in the wake of the pandemic. Our priority is to safeguard the health of our employees and customers. We strongly support the public health drive for immunisation and we will cover the cost of Covid-19 vaccination of our employees as well as their dependents in India, as we are doing in the other countries where VLCC operates.”
Founded by Mrs. Vandana Luthra as a beauty and slimming services centre in 1989, VLCC is today widely recognized for its comprehensive portfolio of beauty and wellness products and services and also enjoys a high level of consumer trust. The VLCC Group’s operations currently span 340+ locations in over 110 cities and 14 countries across South Asia, South East Asia, the GCC Region, and East Africa. VLCC manages one of the largest chains of Slimming, Beauty & Fitness centers across Asia; operates one of Asia’s largest networks of vocational education academies in Beauty & Nutrition; and, manufactures in Switzerland and the company’s cGMP-certified plants in India and Singapore, a comprehensive range of skin care, hair-care and body-care products as well as nutraceuticals under the VLCC Natural Sciences™, Skin MTX™, BelleWave™, VLCC Slimmer’s™, VLCC Shape Up™, Specifix™ and VLCC Wellscience™ brands, which are not only used as consumables in treatments and therapies at all VLCC Wellness Centers globally but are also retailed through over 250,000 retail outlets and beauty salons across Asia and Africa.