The Philippines ranked 4thwithin theWorld Health Index, a rating of healthiest and least wholesome markets throughout the globe that was revealed throughout the current international well being survey commissioned by the A.S. Watson Group, the world’s largest worldwide well being and wonder retailer. Over 5,500 customers throughout 10 markets in Asia and Europe aged 15-60 participated within the survey from November to December final 12 months to share their ideas on a variety of well being subjects.
The Netherlands topped the healthiest market listing, adopted by Singapore, the United Kingdom, the Philippines, Malaysia, Mainland China, Ukraine, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Thailand.
Other takeaways of the survey:
- Happier People are Healthier.91% of the respondents consider that smiling and laughing have quite a lot of well being advantages. Yet solely 66% smile sufficient resulting from stress. By technology, Gen Z smiles extra and are happier than the extra mature teams together with Gen Y, Gen X, and Boomers. And Gen Z tends to contemplate themselves as wholesome.
- Family and Health are by Far the Most Important Aspects of Life.When it involves rating the significance of life facets, Family (87%) and Health (84%) high the listing, with Wealth and Love (33% and 32%) within the third and fourth with a large hole.
Malina Ngai, Group COO of the A.S. Watson Group and CEO of A.S. Watson Asia and Europe believes that “if the survey was being conducted two months later in February this year, I am sure this result will even be more pronounced with people putting family and health at the very top priority in life.”
- Credible Information Matters. As faux information and data flood the web and social media, customers these days have a tendency to hunt well being info from credible sources. The analysis revealed 61% nonetheless generally see a health care provider when feeling unwell and 43% go in retailer to get OTC medicine. Yet solely 15% of respondents flip to pharmacists for recommendation.
The A.S. Watson Group believes that increasingly folks will look for the assistance of pharmacists as they’re dependable, skilled, and simply accessible. Watsons Philippines has a robust community of 1,436 pharmacists nationwide. More than simply dishing out medicines, the pharmacists are affected person advocates guaranteeing that the precise medicine is given by way of assessment, implementation of prescription, and detection of therapeutic incompatibilities.
- How to Stay Healthy.To lead a more healthy life-style, over 80% of the respondents consider that sufficient sleep, a nutritious diet, and common train can preserve them wholesome. But 40% of them fail to take action. More and extra folks (60%) are concerned with taking nutritional vitamins and dietary dietary supplements to enhance their well being.
At the A.S. Watson Group, 1 billion customers purchased well being merchandise final 12 months and gross sales for the well being class elevated 11% 12 months on 12 months. The perception from the Group reveals that there are increasingly individuals are investing of their well being and well-being with nutritional vitamins and dietary supplements booming globally at a 12% development 12 months on 12 months.
In the Philippines, Watson’s well being enterprise is rising at 18% year-to-date, with nutritional vitamins experiencing an outstanding 132% development versus final 12 months. Clearly, extra Filipinos take a proactive strategy in guaranteeing they keep wholesome and guarded particularly on this time of world well being disaster. With this, Watsons expanded its product vary for nutritional vitamins and well being important associated merchandise to additional meet the folks’s wants
Let’s all keep wholesome and completely happy. Watsons Call & Deliver ensures secure and handy entry to medicines and private care necessities. The increasing Watsons hubs the place clients might contact have devoted riders permitting the shoppers to remain secure at house. For particulars of the Watsons Call & Deliver hubs, take a look athttps://www.watsons/com.ph/call-and-delivery-list-of-stores.