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NHF secures five PSOJ/MoFPS Corporate Governance Awards

The National Health Fund (NHF) on Thursday, December 1, 2022 walked away from the fifth annual Public Bodies Corporate Governance Awards hosted by the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) and the Ministry of Finance and Public Service (MoFPS), with five awards making the Fund the overall second place winner.

The awards are:

  1. The Jamaica Stock Exchange Award for Best Website – first place
  2. The Financial Secretary’s Award for Corporate Governance Policies, Procedures and Practices – first place
  3. Ministry of Finance and Public Service Award for Risk Measurement and Internal Controls – first place
  4. The Jamaica Stock Exchange Award for Best Annual Report – second place, and
  5. The Greta Bogues Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance – second place

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The awards copped by the National Health Fund are [L-R] the Financial Secretary’s Award for Corporate Governance Policies, Procedures and Practices – first place; the Jamaica Stock Exchange Award for Best Website – first place; the Greta Bogues Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance – second place; Ministry of Finance and Public Service Award for Risk Measurement and Internal Controls – first place and the Jamaica Stock Exchange Award for Best Annual Report – second place

“We are very pleased to have earned these five awards. Good corporate governance plays a very strong role in the day-to-day operations of the NHF, and is of utmost importance as the Fund implements relevant strategies and processes in order to yield great results for the organisation,” Everton Anderson, chief executive officer.

The NHF is among seventeen public bodies that participated in the PSOJ/MoFPS corporate governance competition. The four award categories are: Board composition, Functions and Structure; Corporate Governance Policies, Procedures and Practices; Risk Measurement and Internal Controls; Compliance and Disclosure of Information, as well as two special awards for Best Website and Best Annual Report.

The NHF won the PSOJ/MoFPS Award for Corporate Governance for the previous three staging.

“We will continue to innovate and work to make the agency better – it’s a commitment. We also congratulate all the other public bodies that participated this year. It encourages us at the NHF to strive to even higher heights,” said the Everton Anderson.

The PSOJ/MoFPS Corporate Governance Awards was conceptualised to encourage public bodies to improve their standard of disclosure, instil good corporate governance principles, and to encourage adherence.

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Chief Executive Officer at the NHF, Everton Anderson [right] joins Tamalcia Johnson, public relations coordinator [second left], and Shermaine Robotham – director of health promotion, public relations and customer care [second right] in receiving the award for Best Website from Dr Marlene Street-Forrest, managing director of the Jamaica Stock Exchange [left].

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