UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention launches the "Healthy Lunchbox for Employees" programme
17 September 2021, 12:00 AM
09 October 2021, 12:00 AM
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has launched the "Healthy Lunchbox for Employees" programme,
The programme will provide employees with the necessary skills and information to help them prepare healthy and easy meals and reduce the consumption of unhealthy foods.
The initiative also includes the guidelines containing practical steps to enhance healthy nutrition styles and encourage employees to adopt healthy eating behaviour patterns, with the participation of a number of nutritionists and dietitians.
"Launching the "Healthy Work Lunch Box" programme is part of a series of awareness programs aimed at creating a supportive health environment that helps employees embrace healthy habits and raises health awareness about healthy lifestyles", said Dr Hussain Abdul Rahman Al Rand, Assistant Undersecretary for the Public Health Sector.
He pointed out that the programme falls within activities and events of the national initiative "Promoting awareness of healthy lifestyles", which aligns with MoHAP's strategy to provide comprehensive and integrated health care in innovative and sustainable ways that prevent disease in society.
He highlighted the importance of the regular awareness programmes the ministry launches for the community members or the employees and the effective and proactive contribution to achieving the best results in supporting and promoting daily behaviours according to healthy lifestyles.