FWD Takaful recognises Malaysian healthcare heroes with RM5 million special fund

The MOH FWD MY Heroes Fund is dedicated to the Ministry of Health frontliners and their family

Kuala Lumpur, 9 April 2020 – FWD Takaful Berhad (“FWD Takaful”) today announced RM5 million special fund, aptly named as MOH FWD MY Heroes Fund. This is part of our initiative for Ministry of Health (MOH) frontliners in recognition and appreciation of their role in the fight against the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Salim Majid Zain, FWD Takaful’s Chief Executive Officer said, “We wish to express our gratitude to all healthcare frontliners for their admirable sacrifice and patience while putting the patients' needs first to curb the spread of COVID-19. At FWD Takaful, our vision is to change the way people feel about Takaful and therefore we’re grateful for the opportunity to show our support to fellow MOH frontliners and their immediate family through MOH FWD MY Heroes Fund during this challenging period, especially those working in the frontlines and work effortlessly to provide for a safer Malaysia, as they face a higher risk of exposure to the virus.” .

The six months complimentary benefits period starts from 1 April 2020 until the special fund is exhausted. All MOH frontliners will be entitled to a compassionate benefit upon death due to COVID-19 or other causes. We’ll also provide a relief allowance if the MOH frontliner is hospitalised due to COVID-19, and this relief allowance will be extended to their immediate family members too.

For more information on FWD Takaful, please visit fwd.com.my.

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About FWD Takaful Berhad

FWD Takaful Berhad (FWD Takaful) is a Takaful provider in Malaysia that offers family Takaful services. FWD Takaful is licensed under the Islamic Financial Services Act 2013 and is regulated by Bank Negara Malaysia.

It is a Takaful business unit of FWD Group (FWD) – the insurance business of investment group, Pacific Century Group – which spans Hong Kong & Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan and Malaysia; offering life and medical insurance, general insurance, family Takaful and employee benefits across a number of its markets.

Since 2013, FWD has focused on creating fresh customer experiences, with easy-to-understand products, supported by digital technology. Through this customer-led approach, FWD will achieve its vision to become a leading pan-Asian insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance.

For more information, please visit www.fwd.com.my.

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