Right Health & Easa Al Gurg Showcase Employee Yoga Sessions as part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2019
Dubai U.A.E. 1st Nov 2019: As part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge, an initiative of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council for Dubai Government, Right Health and their corporate partner Easa Saleh Al Gurg hosted a yoga session for 200 workers.
Right Health, the UAE’s largest and fastest-growing value healthcare provider conducted the yoga session at the ESAG employee housing complex in Jebel-Ali. Right Health as part of its holistic primary healthcare offering provided the skilled health promotion facilitators and trainers who conducted the sessions. Right Health partners with progressive corporates to promote healthy lifestyles within the working class population that they treat.
Regular stretching and exercise leads to a healthy body and a sharp mind that is beneficial for both the employee and employer. eplacing sedentary time with just 10 minutes of either moderate- or vigorous-intensity activity each day was linked to a 38 percent reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease, while 30 minutes per day was linked to a 77 percent reduction. (*Source : Clinical Epidemiology – Sweden)
“This year, Dubai Fitness Challenge has expanded its offering to encompass a more holistic approach to health and wellness, and we are pleased to see an entity like Right Health share this vision by running this exemplary event. Every year, we focus on identifying new ways to empower this city with the knowledge, resources and motivation to take active steps towards a healthier lifestyle. With the support of entities like Right Health who have embedded this well-rounded health mantra amongst their employees, we are getting closer to becoming the most active and health-conscious city in the world”, commented Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE).
“We at Right Health are proud to partner with DFC and bring one of our corporate partners EASG to actively highlight the importance of regular exercise and a healthy diet for a healthy and strong body. In our role as a provider of primary healthcare for over 1,000,000 patients we are focused on the importance of keeping the UAE workforce healthy and productive. Through targeted attention to the health & wellness of our corporate partner employees; we strength the resilience the individual employee and that of the entire business. In a very competitive global talent market we help attract the right talent to the UAE Events such as DFC help us showcase our work and recognize the vital role that the working class population plays in the progress and development of the UAE,” said Shainoor Khoja, Chief Impact Officer, Right Health
Since inception, Right Health has provided health screening for over 10,000 workers in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman through its health promotion activities. Right Health also hosts interactive healthcare sessions and lectures that cover pertinent issues, such as stress at work, anxiety and depression, personal hygiene and healthy habits, with the aim of enhancing the overall health and well-being of workers as well as improving workplace efficiency.
Right Health has 58 healthcare facilities comprising clinics, pharmacies and laboratories and a further network of over 260 clinics that accept Right Health patients. Right Health manages 1,000,000 lives today and is on a mission to hit 1,600,000 million lives by 2022.
About Right Health
Right Health is a Foundation Holdings investee company and is the largest value healthcare organization in the UAE. The platform aims to provide quality, accessible and affordable healthcare to the value and value plus healthcare segment in the UAE. The mission is in line with the National Agenda of the UAE Vision 2021 – to establish a world-class healthcare system accessible to all. Right Health pursues four core objectives in its care delivery model – prevention, efficiency, effectiveness and innovation.
For further information, please visit www.righthealth.ae