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