Thursday, 29 May 2014
Deyaar Development PJSC marked ‘World No Smoking Day’ with a series of activities aimed at helping its employees to quit smoking.
Coordinated in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, the event featured a lecture on how to quit smoking and staff were given free check-ups including blood sugar, hepatitis, carbon monoxide and cholesterol tests. Gifts such as hair treatments, sugar free chocolate and nuts and awareness CDs were also distributed.
Said Al Qatami, CEO of Deyaar, said “Deyaar is keen to participate in campaigns that impact the wellbeing of our employees and ‘World No Smoking Day’ is a great way to promote a healthy lifestyle in the workplace. In line with our corporate social responsibility initiatives, we are committed to helping staff at Deyaar to quit smoking.”
Marked across the globe on May 31, World No Tobacco Day seeks to spread information on the dangers of tobacco use.
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