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Let’s look at some of the Do’s to avoid the risk of Corona virus at your workplace
Don’t go to work if you feel sick, and don’t let your employees come in either: Given concerns about the new illness and the fact that it’s flu season as well, you should make certain that your employees don’t come to work sick either. You might also review your paid time off or sick day policy to make sure employees never feel compelled to come in if they don’t feel well. They won’t be doing you any favors if they do.
Wash your hands. A lot: People worry about catching viruses when other people cough or sneeze in their vicinity, and of course that is one way of contracting the flu and most likely the coronavirus as well. But it’s also alarmingly easy to catch the flu or another virus if you touch an object or surface that was touched by someone who was contagious any time over the previous 48 hours, especially if you then touch your nose or mouth. This is where frequent hand-washing comes in. The more often you wash your hands, the less likely you are to infect yourself if you’ve touched something that had virus on it, and to give any virus you may have to someone else. This is where frequent hand-washing comes in. The more often you wash your hands, the less likely you are to infect yourself if you’ve touched something that had virus on it, and to give any virus you may have to someone else.
Unless you’re a health care worker or you have flu symptoms, don’t wear a mask: If you’re healthy, wearing a mask is unlikely to help you in most situations, especially if you don’t wear a new one each time you go out. On the other hand, masks have been shown to protect health care workers who may be exposed to the coronavirus and other illnesses in the course of their work. Because of panic over the new virus, some health officials are concerned about a shortage of masks for those health care workers who need them most — and if they get infected, the disease is likelier to spread. In other words, though it’s counterintuitive, wearing a mask when you don’t need one could actually increase your chances of getting the coronavirus, or another virus. If you’re coughing or sneezing, though, wearing a mask may prevent you from sharing your cold or flu with anyone else. In Asia, many people wear masks because it’s considered polite to do so if you have cold or flu symptoms.
Give careful thought to your supply chain: Even if no one in your office gets sick, the coronavirus could be a headache for your business because dealing with the outbreak may interfere with China’s ability to be the manufacturing juggernaut we’ve all come to depend on for just about everything. If your company is dependent on products or product components made in China, it might be smart to stockpile a little more than you normally would in case there’s more widespread disruption to manufacturing if the disease continues to spread. If the virus is contained right away, you may wind up with some extra supplies. If it isn’t, you may be glad you have them on hand.
The increasing uncertainty and anxiety about the personal dangers from the Corona Virus outbreak is a fact that we cannot hide from. The present times calls for consciously adopting safe practices and a common sense approach to your daily lives.
Workplace wellness programs are getting more and more popular. Key Statistics from Global Wellness Institute indicate the growing popularity of Workplace wellness programs.
This was a market worth a $48 billion market in 2017, and is projected to grow to $66 billion in 2022.
The sector has been growing by 4.8 percent annually from 2015–2017.
GWI estimates that only 10 percent of the world’s workers have access to workplace wellness programs and services, mostly concentrated in North America and Europe.
A study by Wellsteps indicate that the average return on investment of workplace wellness programs is 3.27. This means that for every dollar that was spent on the program the company saved $3.27 because of reduced healthcare costs.
A Study published by Virgin Healthmiles – Linking Employee Wellness, Morale And The Bottom-Line, indicated that found that an overwhelming 77% of employees think that employee wellness programs positively impact the company culture
GWI estimates that workforce unwellness (chronic disease, work-related injuries and illnesses, work-related stress, and employee disengagement) may cost the global economy 10–15 percent of economic output every year.
Interesting statistics from the Global Wellness Institute indicate that the physical activity economy will surpass $1.1 trillion by 2023. Let’s look at some key stats
Interesting statistics from the Global Wellness Institute indicate that the physical activity economy will surpass $1.1 trillion by 2023.
• Asia-Pacific will overtake North America as the largest market accounting for an eye-opening 40 percent of all global growth through 2023.
• China and India together will drive nearly one-third of all growth.
• Mindful movement will be the #1 growth sector (12 percent annually from 2018–2023).
• Technology will be the second-fastest-growing market (8.6 percent annually).
As the world moves towards a greater awareness of the need for physical activity, are you poised to join this revolution?
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Having diabetes is associated with substantially higher medical and lifestyle expenditures for the person, and adds to the societal burden. Let’s look at some of the initiatives promoted by progressive national governments around the world.
Having diabetes is associated with substantially higher medical and lifestyle expenditures for the person.
While Diabetes can be managed proficiently in
most cases and only seldom leads directly to death, but the condition’s impacts
are often serious, including complications, disabilities and lost quality of
Patients can manage
their diabetes with medication and diet, but the disease is often life-long and
is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, stroke and lower
On the other hand, it also places similar high economic pressures on the country’s healthcare system and the economy. Do active and concerted steps taken by governments and the social structure around the individual help make matters better ? In this article, we see a few laudable examples where national governments and the society have undertaken a transformative approach towards non-communicable diseases such as Diabetes, and towards lifestyle, health and fitness as a valid approach to prevention and management of these conditions.
The direct cost of Diabetes
Globally, the number of people suffering with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus which was 108 million in 1980, has surged to 422 million in 2014, and is further anticipated to reach 642 million by 2040. Even without complications, the routine management of diabetes can be more than three times higher than the per capita expenditure for health care. As per a 2016 article published in the popular newspaper – The National, the cost per person in the UAE with Diabetes was US$2,155.90.
average adult human body is comprised of 50-65% of water. A no-brainer then
that keeping hydrated is essential to your health. Most of us are conscious
about the health benefits of drinking water and keep our plastic bottles at
easy reach. Convenient indeed, but did you know that the plastic bottled water
may be doing more harm than good.
Here’s what you need to know about the dangers of plastic bottled water.
BPA a frequent
component of plastic bottles and in most food packaging plastics is a chemical
that mimics hormones.
that BPA, even in minute quantities can lead to a variety of hormonal changes,
including early puberty in females, reduction in sperm count, causing men to
grow breasts and increased rates of reproductive cancers. The harmful effects
are also pronounced in newborns and young children exposed either directly or
indirectly through their mother.
Hormones are the
most critical component in fertility in both men and women, and hormone
problems are most commonly implicated in impaired fertility. Hormone disruptors
such as chemicals in plastics send mixed signals. These cause some reproductive
hormones to be produced excessively and while lowering the production of other
Both genders are
equally susceptible, with hormonal imbalances such as those with estrogen
reduce the ability to conceive.
Boys seem to be the
most at risk for severe alterations before and during puberty.
to alert that the increase in estrogenic chemicals, like BPA and other plastic
materials, has contributed significantly to cancers such as breast cancer,
testicular cancer and prostate cancer.