Alexandra residents are urged not to expect freebies as a reward for taking part in organised health-related activities.
This was said at a 5km fun walk, organised by Joburg City Council’s Region E’s Department of Health, which was held at the Altrec Sports Complex. The fun walk saw different age groups walk around the township as […]
Dubai bank launches savings account linked to fitness
Emirates NBD, Dubai’s biggest bank, has announced the launch of a new savings account that links health to wealth.
The Emirates NBD Fitness Account is a mobile-based savings account that allows customers to earn higher interest on their balances linked to their level of physical activity.
Customers will earn interest […]
Dubai to reward residents choosing to be healthier with shopping vouchers
Dubai residents who adopt a healthier lifestyle, such as eating salads, walking a couple of kilometres or choosing sugar-free snacks, will be rewarded with free gym meberships, movie tickets and shopping vouchers as part of the emirate’s latest healthy living drive.
The reward system will be […]
A medical specialist and motivational speaker today called on Putrajaya to offer bonuses and cash gifts to healthy Malaysians as a way to fight the new vaping fad.
Eye specialist Professor Dr Muhaya Mohamad told a Health Ministry forum on vaping here that the incentives should be given to those who maintain healthy body weights and […]
Qantas has unveiled plans to target 2 to 3 per cent of the $19 billion Australian private health insurance market by introducing a new product, Qantas Assure, in partnership with health insurer nib, that will reward members with frequent flyer points for being more active.
Qantas Assure will allow members to earn frequent flyer points not just […]
Russian Governor Offers Coal Reward to Slimmers
A Russian regional governor today proposed an inventive way to try to convince hefty local residents to lose weight offering them prizes of tonnes of coal for slimming down.
Governor Aman Tuleyev of the country’s main coal-producing Kemerovo region in Siberia told local lawmakers he had been inspired by an […]
In Nigeria, the Bebeji Local Government Council in Kano has pledged to reward any polio immunization staff of the area that displays extra commitment to duty.
Alhaji Idris Doguwa, Chairman of the council, made the pledge on Monday in Bebeji, Kano State, while monitoring polio immunization in the area.
He said that the measure was part of […]
Plans in the United Kingdom by health commissioning groups to offer substantial financial rewards to GPs to reduce the number of patients they refer to hospitals have been attacked as “preposterous and unethical” by the professional body which represents family doctors. An incentive system planned by clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), the NHS bodies responsible for […]Read more
Punjab announces Rs.one lakh reward for information on sex-determination tests
The Punjab Region of India has launched a program to reward individuals who inform on incidents of illegal sex-determination and female foeticide in state of Punjab with Rs. 1 Lakh.