Access Bank Wins 2018 Nigeria Healthcare Excellence Award

Access Bank has emerged winner at the Nigerian HealthCare Excellence Award (NHEA) for ‘Outstanding CSR Health Project of the Year’. The Awards ceremony held on Friday, June 22nd at Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos.
The award was presented to Access Bank in recognition of its strong contribution to sustainable health projects, and its progress and commitment to embedding sustainability in its business operations whilst driving sustainable development across communities it serves.
NHEA is an initiative of Global Health Project and Resources in Partnership with Anadach group. The annual Nigerian HealthCare Excellence Award is organized to recognize and commend organisations that have made laudable contributions towards the growth and development of the Nigerian health care sector.
The focus of the award is to recognize excellence in healthcare delivery and also suggest policy framework for achieving global standards of healthcare across Nigeria while encouraging market leadership and inspirational performance.
Now in its fifth year, the award has gained wide acceptance from stakeholders in the healthcare community, public and private sectors. The award aims to stimulate quality improvement and innovation in the Nigerian health sector, improved service delivery and management of key health issues by organisations as well as capacity building for individuals within the health sector.
Receiving the award on behalf of the Bank, Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan, Head Sustainability, Access Bank, said, “Through our strategic investment in health as part of our commitment to impacting the lives of people in communities around us, we have been able to address key health challenges like Malaria, HIV and AIDS, Cancer, Tuberculosis amongst others. The Bank leads change, by influencing transformation, not just in the financial sector but the entire value chain it operates and serves”.
She added that “over the past 10 years the Bank has remained committed to driving Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable best practices, supporting society’s goals by investing in the areas of Arts, Education, Environment, Sports and Health.”
Access Bank, through its financing and Corporate Social Responsibility projects, is contributing to sustainable economies, societies and the environment across its countries of operation, as well as the contributions of the bank to the global institutions advancing sustainability.