Health and Wellbeing in the MENA

Mental and physical wellbeing is the most important aspect for any professional. Therefore, it should be a top priority of every employer looking to attract and retain top talent. But how MENA companies can create a supportive work environment?

A new survey by NGT revealed a variety of insights about lifestyles of professionals and how employers can elicit a healthy change in the workplace.

Key Findings:

  • 90% of professionals believe that employers should be involved in the health and wellbeing of their employees.
  • The majority of respondents (93%) have the intention to become regularly active and follow a healthy diet.
  • 80% reveal that their work schedule allows them to allocate time for physical exercise.
  • 84% would exercise more if their workplace had a gym or offered discounts on gym memberships.
  • 70% of respondents say that their employer provides them with a health and wellbeing plan, workshops, or educational sessions.

Data for the ‘Health and Wellbeing in the MENA’ survey was collected online from October 3 to November 2, 2022. Results are based on a sample of 2,833 respondents from the following countries: UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Palestine, Syria, Egypt, Yemen, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Sudan among others.

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