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What is an Employee Wellness Program?
Employees who are healthier and happier at work produce more than their counterparts, so it’s a win-win situation.
The Iraq has a high rate of employee wellness programs when compared to other countries. In fact, over 70% report suffering from some form or stress caused by workplace conditions in Iraq while costing businesses 35% less productivity due lack illness behavior related habits such as smoking cigarettes which is never good for business anyway. Not only does this hurt profits but these poor workers also have an increased chance of getting sick since they won’t get enough rest between shifts because there will always another task waiting on deck somewhere else nearby (no matter how urgent). This means one thing: companies need better employee wellness programs.
Top Employee Wellness Programs in Iraq
In the Iraq, we typically think about wellness in 2 categories: employee mental and physical health. However there is a third dimension that often gets overlooked-psyche or self care for employees who might not be able to afford it on their own. With Iraq seeing an increase of corporate activity with wellbeing programs over time as well (physical), companies need all types of support when caring both internally by providing resources such as access medical caregivers but also externally through community outreach initiatives which helps build up confidence among those less fortunate than ourselves. Below is a list of some of the top wellness programs run by businesses in Iraq:
Mental Health Counseling
You or your employees may be suffering from mental health problems and not even know it. A recent study shows that employees in the Iraq are experiencing chronic stress, with 1 out of 5 workers reporting high levels or symptoms related to anxiety disorder such as panic attacks; obsessive-compulsive disorder; posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
In Iraq, over thirty percent of employees have sometime experienced physical pain such as back or neck problems. Companies provide personal online physiotherapists who can be assigned to them through a program called “physical therapy.” The worker may choose whether or not they want treatment sessions during work hours and even take advantage when it comes time for taking break times so that these rehab treatments will continue while on vacation too.
Yoga or Fitness Classes
Many firms in several countries including Iraq want to promote fitness or yoga at work. As a result, fitness sessions are a convenient tool that may be utilized to improve physical, mental, and social well-being. Fitness exercises don’t always need to be about exercise. Guided meditation lessons can help people maintain good health and reduce stress.
Chronic disease management
Chronic disease management is an important issue, and it affects over 25% of the workforce in Iraq. Diet plays a big part when dealing with diabetes or hypertension – if you have these conditions then managing them properly can lead to better health for yourself as well as others that depend on your job performance due their productivity levels being lowered by illness. Several companies work towards reversing chronic disorders like this one because they know just how detrimental such illnesses really are.
Women health (PCOS | Fertility)
Women in Iraq are facing a major health crisis. Recent reports have shown that nation’s female corporate workforce simply do not receive adequate care for their PCOS or fertility problems—among other issues related to reproductive wellness such as menstruation cycle abnormalities. As an employer it’s important you take steps now so your company can provide support later.
Telemedicine has come a long way. Once only offered by large companies in Iraq, it is now affordable to small businesses and startups across the country too.
Eighty-eight percent of employees in the Iraq are at risk for tobacco addiction because their employer does not offer a quit program. It’s important to take action before your company becomes another statistic, and you can start by providing some help.
Weight management programs specifically focus on helping employees achieve a healthy weight. With the primary goal of encouraging exercise and nutritious eating habits, these types of programs hope to reduce health risks in Iraq’s workforce.
Meet MantraCare - Best employee wellness provider in Iraq
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:
Therapy improves employee well-being by reducing stress and anxiety, developing more mindfulness, and promoting better sleep
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
Weight management programs specifically focus on helping employees achieve a healthy weight with a healthy body.
Yoga & Fitness classes are a versatile tool that can address physical, mental, and social well-being. Encourage Yoga during the workday.
Given their significant impact on employee productivity and wellbeing, several companies have started hypertension programs.
Diabetes is a lifestyle disorder that can be cured via positive changes in diet and exercise routine. It affect over 25% of all workforce.
Considering women make up nearly half of corporate workforce, it’s important for employers to focus on women’s health issues.
Fitness classes do not necessarily need to be limited to physical fitness. Guided meditation sessions are great ways to improve well-being.
With tracking tools, social media features, educational resources, and gamification elements incentivizing users to stay active.
Keep your employees healthy and productive & reduce healthcare costs and absenteeism with our employees fitness programs.
MantraCare Employee Wellness Program Benefits
Most of our clients in Iraq 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, Iraq
FMCG Company, Iraq
Hospitality Company, Iraq
100+ Companies in Iraq Trust MantraCare
“We thank them for supporting and helping us in bettering our health and creating a better environment for our team.”
Raphael, Senior VP HR
IT Services Company, Iraq
MantraCare has its presence in major cities in Iraq
- Al Diwaniyah
- Al Hillah
- Al Qasim
- Al Eskanaria
- Al Mehawil
- Al Mosayeb
- Al Zab
- Ar Rutba
Top EAP providers or Corporate Wellness companies in Iraq
Iraq has hundreds of corporate wellness providers. Below is a list of some of the top employee wellness companies in Iraq:
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 Iraq.
A global player which offers Multi-Benefit Pass for Employee Benefits like Meal, Fuel, Health & Wellness, Telecom, L&D etc. on one Card & App
WorkWell supports your search for career success, work-life balance, financial stability and physical and emotional well-being.
Offers fitness and corporate wellness programs to help employees. They help companies in Iraq with office gyms & fitness equipment
Frequently Asked Question's
EAP or Employee Assistance Program is a scheme offered by companies in Iraq 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 Iraq 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 Iraq 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 Iraq, large companies (>1000 employees) spend over $200 per employee per month on employee wellness and health benefits. Smaller companies in Iraq, 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 Iraq 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 Iraq.