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on ac­tive man­age­ment of ab­sen­teeism, com­pa­nies can pre- di­a­betes, pre- hy­per­ten­sion and lower back pain. Em­ployee par­tic­i­pa­tion in an­nual health-risk as­sess­ments (HRA s) as­sists with risk fac­tor iden­ti­fi­ca­tion. Health pro­mo­tion a nd e duca­tion is es­sen­tial. Bio­met­ric i ndi­ca­tors should track body mass i ndex, bl ood pres­sure, choles­terol , glu­cose and HIV in­fec­tion.

An el­e­ment that can also be ex­tremely valu­able to em­ploy­ees i s t r ave l medicin e a dvi s o r y ser­vices, par­tic­u­larly as ex­pan­sion into Africa is on the in­crease and the risks as­so­ci­ated with Ebola, cholera or even malaria are high. Cor­po­rate well­ness days to suit the in­di­vid­u­al­ity of each client should be part of the pro­gramme. Th­ese events can range from be­ing a si mple screen­ing f or chronic ill­nesses to a 360° health fair of i nfor­ma­tive ex­hibits; i nviti ng ex­pert s peak­ers and host­ing

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