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Why IBM Creates a Culture of Health

We have received great feedback to our 1st Newsletter -To quote Advocate Jean Paul – “I want to thank you for such informative insight on a very common killer that is almost ignored day in day out in this society. Even though, we know the danger and causes of this deadly disease, very little attention is paid to eradicate or

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WHO report a 25-30% reduction in absenteeism is possible

Do you know how much ill health is costing your business? We have launched a new resource to help you maintain the health and efficiency of your workforce – A free twice monthly newsletter packed with tips and advice for corporate well being. You’ll automatically receive your copy of each newsletter. We think you’ll find the advice practical and helpful

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Workplace Wellness Papers by WHO

Here are a few papers published on workplace wellness by the World Health Organisation: Five keys to healthy Workplaces – No Business Wealth without Workers Health – http://www.who.int/occupational_health/5keys_healthy_workplaces.pdf Five keys to healthy workplaces – a WHO Global Model for action – http://www.who.int/occupational_health/5_keys_en_web.pdf?ua=1 Joan Burton – WHO Healthy Workplace Framework and Model http://www.who.int/occupational_health/ healthy_workplace_framework.pdf?ua=1  Stay tuned for our future editions with

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Power of Employee Wellbeing

ImpactAfya organized a Webinar on the ‘Power of Employee Well-being’ introducing practical strategies to build a healthy and productive workforce and organization.   The webinar brought together industry experts – Jean Baptiste Gruet, Senior Vice President, Global Business Solutions and Debbie Jongkind, Director of Wellness from our partner organization – Workplace Options. In the webinar, moderated by Bhakti, participants learnt about

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Workplace Wellness by World Economic Forum

Here are a few papers published on workplace wellness by the World Economic Forum: WEF in collaboration with FTI Consulting – The Workplace Wellness Alliance – Making the Right investment: Employee Health and the Power of Metrics http://www3.weforum.org/docs/wef_he_workplacewellnessalliance_report_2013.pdf WEF in partnership with Boston Consulting Group – The new discipline of Workforce Wellness – Enhancing Corporate Performance by tackling chronic disease http://www3.weforum.org/docs/wef_he_tacklingchronicdisease_report_2010.pdf

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ImpactAfya interviewed by Capital Television

Ms Bhakti Shah was interviewed for the Business Edition on Capital Television, where she discussed the current and future trends for Workplace Wellness in Tanzanian Corporates. Stay tuned for our future editions with exciting topics on impact of lifestyle on workplaces and successful intervention strategies Please reply back to me with your feedback and suggestions on what you would like

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Uongozi Wellness Retreat

Ms Bhakti Shah gave a presentation on “Lifestyles and Impact on Workplace” and discussed intervention strategies for Workplace Wellness at a Retreat for Uongozi Institute – Institute of African leadership for sustainable development. A total of 16 participants including the CEO – Professor Joseph Semboja, rated the ImpactAfya presentations as high quality and recommended similar presentations to be conducted for

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Mayo Certified Coach Training

A total of 25 health professionals from a cross section of specialties underwent Wellness Foundation Coaches Training conducted by our partners, Workplace Options. Out of these 25 participants, 20 are now Mayo Certified Wellness Coaches and are an integral part of our global network of professional coaches. Kudos to our Advisory Board members, Dr Andrew Swai and Dr Faustin Njau

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