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What is an Employee Wellness Program?
Employee wellness programs, also referred to as worksite wellness programs or employee well-being programs refer to a collection of initiatives within an organization to promote healthy lifestyles among employees.
A recent survey reveals that over 70% of employees in Gabon suffer from work stress or a chronic health condition. This costs 35% productivity loss to Gabon companies. Employee wellness programs keep your employees healthy and productive, helping you reduce this productivity loss.
Top Employee Wellness Programs in Gabon
Employee wellness programs in Gabon typically focus on 2 key dimensions: Employee mental and physical health. Mental health or Employee assistance programs have been the primary focus area for most companies in Gabon. Lately, corporates in Gabon have started signing up for physical wellness programs as well. Physical health or wellness programs typically include activities such as chronic disease management, nutrition counseling, smoking cessation, etc. Below is a list of some of the top wellness programs run by businesses in Gabon:
Mental Health Counseling
Every second an employee in Gabon is experiencing Chronic Stress. Therapy or counseling improves employee well-being by reducing stress and anxiety, developing more mindfulness, and promoting better sleep. There are multiple mental health or employee assistance (EAP) programs that help companies in Gabon run employee counseling sessions.
Over 30% of employees in Gabon experience some form of physical pain such as back pain or neck pain. Companies offer Physical therapy programs where a personal online physio is assigned to the employee. Workers can take physiotherapy sessions using office breaks or at home.
Yoga or Fitness Classes
Many Gabon companies are looking to encourage Yoga or fitness during the workday. As such, fitness classes are a versatile tool that can address physical, mental, and social well-being. Fitness classes do not necessarily need to be limited to physical fitness. Guided meditation sessions are great ways to improve well-being and manage stress.
Chronic disease management
Chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension affect over 25% of all workforce in Gabon. Both diabetes and hypertension are lifestyle disorders and can be cured via positive changes in diet and exercise routine. Given their significant impact on employee productivity and wellbeing, several companies in Gabon have started hypertension and diabetes reversal programs.
Women health (PCOS | Fertility)
Considering women make up nearly half of Gabon’s corporate workforce, it’s important for employers to focus on women’s health issues. Companies today offer several women-centric health programs such as PCOS & fertility treatment.
With the promise of controlling costs with more online affordable visits, telemedicine has surged over the last decade in Gabon. In its early history, telemedicine was a benefit primarily reserved for larger employers in Gabon. However, with recent cost reductions, telemedicine is now offered by small businesses/ startups in Gabon as well.
Nearly one out of four employees in Gabon could benefit from a tobacco cessation or de-addiction program. The adverse impact of tobacco use is so strong that employers in Gabon continue to see financial and non-financial reasons to pursue cessation programs.
Weight management programs specifically focus on helping employees achieve a healthy weight. With a primary focus on exercise and nutrition, weight management programs hope to reduce the health risks of employees in Gabon.
Meet MantraCare - Best employee wellness provider in Gabon
MantraCare is comprehensive and affordable, and fits the bill for both large and small businesses. With our 10+ employee wellness programs, MantraCare is the only corporate wellness benefit program you will ever need:
Physical therapy programs alleviate common pains such as back pain or neck, with help of online physical therapist.We provide different corporate exercise programs for your employees
MantraCare Employee Wellness Program Benefits
Most of our clients in Gabon achieved a positive ROI on their employee health investment. We helped them make healthier and happier workplaces, leading to improved employee productivity, improved employee morale, lower absenteeism & higher retention.
IT Company, Gabon
FMCG Company, Gabon
Hospitality Company, Gabon
100+ Companies in Gabon Trust MantraCare
“When we noticed the increased number of sick team members in our corporation, we were disheartened. Then we engaged with the MantraCare corporate wellness program. The healthcare sessions were an instant. The team of Mantracare helped our employees improve their overall health and well being. They held several sessions and talked to employees one by one personally. They are a team of dedicated professionals and deliver the best services. We are very happy with results and have asked Mantracare to hold sessions on a monthly basis.”
Kyro, Chief HR officer
IT Services Company, Gabon
MantraCare has its presence in major cities in Gabon
Top EAP providers or Corporate Wellness companies in Gabon
Gabon has hundreds of corporate wellness providers. Below is a list of some of the top employee wellness companies in Gabon:
Offers a comprehensive and affordable program with mental health, smoking cessation, diabetes reversal, physio therapy & more. Their plans start at $20 per employee for companies in Gabon.
A global player which offers Multi-Benefit Pass for Employee Benefits like Meal, Fuel, Health & Wellness, Telecom, L&D etc. on one Card & App
The Clinique Pasteur places the patient at the heart of its business plan and maintains a tradition of excellence, innovation, independence and ethics.
A meditation app which serves companies in Singapore. Calm improves employee well-being by promoting better sleep, reducing stress and anxiety, and developing more mindfulness.
Frequently Asked Question's
EAP or Employee Assistance Program is a scheme offered by companies in Gabon to help workers with personal problems, such as personal or work-related issues. EAP programs typically offer employees free access to assessments and counseling.
EAPs in Gabon are focused primarily on mental health and stress issues, which are solved using counseling. Employee wellness programs, however, take a broader approach and address mental health, physical health as well as lifestyle issues.
Several companies in Gabon have a dedicated member in the HR team who looks after employee assessment and support. Following steps are following in designing a wellness program:
- Step 1: Conduct Assessments.
- Step 2: Get Management Support.
- Step 3: Build a Wellness Committee.
- Step 4: Promote Goals and Objectives.
- Step 5: Establish a Budget.
- Step 6: Select Wellness Program Incentives or Rewards. …
- Step 8: Communicate the Wellness Plan.
Based on a poll with different companies in Gabon, large companies (>1000 employees) spend over $200 per employee per month on employee wellness and health benefits. Smaller companies in Gabon, on the other hand, spend around $60 per employee per month.
The wellbeing of your employees ultimately affects your workplace and business performance. Following are some of the costs that a typical large company in Gabon may incur due to wellness and health issues (based on Mercer data):
High Turnover: Employee attrition costs 90%–200% of a departing employee’s salary
High Absenteeism: 78% of employees miss work due to mental health concerns
Lost Productivity: Productivity losses linked to absenteeism & turnover cost ~$2,000 per employee.
Comparing this $2,000 loss with the $200 wellness spend per employee, the ROI seems to be great for employers in Gabon.