Nearly 800 employees took part in the video conference.
Guest doctor Joseph Tsang, an infectious diseases specialist, shared precautionary measures related to containing the spread of COVID-19, and addressed employees’ questions about the disease and personal hygiene.
Manulife also provided its staff with regular company updates, health tips and a safe working environment, should their presence be required in the office or outside their homes.
The company has taken measures including stepped-up office cleaning and disinfection, and the provision of masks, alcohol-based hand sanitisers and disinfectant wet tissues to employees working in the office, as well as body temperature measurements.
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Manulife has implemented work-from-home arrangements to help prevent the spread of the virus among its employees, but has maintained business as usual through using technology with a high degree of effectiveness.
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