SITEKI: Health care workers at the Lubombo Referral hospital will soon receive incentives from the First National Bank(FNB) as a token of appreciation for risking their lives fighting COVID-19 and providing services to the public.
The administration of the Lubombo Referral Hospital has released a memo directed to all health care workers salaried at FNB requesting them to provide their names and account details by end of business tomorrow(Friday).
"This memo serves to extend our profound gratitude for the amazing services you are providing to the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. As an incentive all health care workers salaried at FNB are requested to provide us with their names and account details by the end of business tomorrow," reads the memo in part.
Reached for comments, Bheki Mamba, the President of the Swaziland Democratic Nurses Union(SWADNU) confirmed that the First National Bank(FNB) requested banking details of all health workers at Lubombo so they can donate the incentives directly to their accounts as a token of appreciation for the services they provided to the public.
"We appreciate what FNB has done for the health workers, this will go a long way in motivating them. We hope government will do the same and provide allowances for the health workers as a way of appreciating them for risking their lives in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic" said the nurses President.
FNB to provide incentives for health workers as a token of appreciation for risking their lives in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.