(MENAFN - Arab News) Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has announced its No Smoking Day initiative for its employees which aims to encourage them to quit smoking. The day corresponding to Dec. 29 will be celebrated under the slogan 'each cigarette avoided contributes to your health.'
The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the importance of quitting smoking for health and environment.
This initiative falls under the umbrella of corporate culture through which Mobily aims to create awareness among its staff regarding benefits of healthy lifestyle.
Participants who avoid smoking completely will receive a voucher card from Naqa charity association which will provide them access to therapeutic and professional support to quit smoking. Through the initiative Mobily aims to focus upon the health and wellbeing of its most important strategic assets namely employees.
As part of the initiative many tips will be shared with employees to support their efforts toward quitting smoking. Human body needs a timeframe of 12 days without smoking to completely flush out the nicotine from the body. Once the process is completed there is a positive impact on vital functions of body including the heart and the lungs. Quitting smoking also improves bodily senses such as the sense of smell and taste.
Earlier Mobily launched its Health Hall initiative which enables the staff to get a full medical examination including blood sugar the rate of blood mass and evaluation of health age as well as other such services in collaboration with Bupa insurance.