Allianz Indonesia Launched SmartHealth Enterprise to Support MSMEs
Allianz Indonesia just launched its new product ‘SmartHealth Enterprise’, which is specially designed for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Indonesia to welcome the Insurance Day and Financial Inclusion Month to be commemorated in October 2022. SmartHealth Enterprise is a collective insurance health plan that can be leveraged by MSMEs in Indonesia to protect employees and their family. Himawan Purnama, Chief Product Officer of Allianz Life Indonesia, stated that manpower is an invaluable asset for companies and MSMEs. According to him, industry players are contributing to employee welfare, by giving health protection to employees and their families. This is also a part of the employee retention program that is expected to improve work productivity for the MSME’s.
Himawan explained that MSMEs need to comprehend various potential risks that can possibly rise at any time, which will impact their business operations. Thus, SmartHealth Enterprise is the right and efficient choice for MSMEs. Himawan added, “With minimum of 5 participants (including 1 employee), MSMEs already provide health protection to employees and their family with different premium options”.
Allianz will continuously support the efforts of increasing financial literacy and insurance penetration in Indonesia as well as supporting the government in MSMEs growth. “We believe that is MSMEs have prepared a business sales strategy with approriate protection for their employees, then MSME business continuity and national economic growth can be realized”, Himawan reiterated.
Mental Health Awareness for Gen Z, Maybelline New York Initiates BRAVE Together
Giant cosmetic brand, Maybelline New York introduces its global initiatives ‘Brave Together’ in an effort to support those dealing with mental health issues by providing one-on-one assistance and various educational programs to spread awareness and address the stigma regarding mental health. In collaboration with KALM, an online counseling platform, Maybelline is committed to providing counseling to 10,000 young Indonesians through this campaign.
Research by Maybelline New York has indicated that 6 out of 10 young adults in Indonesia experience symptoms of mental health issues. However, only 15 percent choose to seek help through psychologists due to the fear of uncertainty (60 percent) and concerns on maturity (43 percent). The Brand Manager of Maybelline Indonesia Carla Mangindaan emphasizes the relevance of mental health to promote self-confidence and freedom of expression in line with Maybelline’s mission.