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For employees, the benefits of telework are clear: It saves time and money. Telework has also attracted the attention of employers, interested in reducing costs associated with absenteeism, real estate and employee turnover. And beyond individual and business priorities, telework has the potential to alleviate top global concerns by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, traffic congestion and pollution.
What it means to be a global multinational company has evolved over the years. With that, global benefits professionals have had to evolve as well. Yesterday, simply having employees in locations outside your country of headquarters may have been enough to call yourself global.
Mental health issues pose considerable challenges for societies, workplaces and individuals around the world, and they’re not going away anytime soon. In Mexico, the number of deaths due to mental disorders increased by 33% between 2008 and 2014.
Pandemics. Political instability. Natural Disasters. In today’s world, it is important to prepare your workforce for the unexpected. As a health, well-being or benefits leader, understanding your role in Global Emergency Preparedness is essential to ensure your company’s plan effectively assists employees in an emergency, and allows for business continuity.
World Health Day is coming up on April 7, 2019. The theme of this year’s event is Universal Health Care (UHC), a concept first adopted by all World Health Organization (WHO) member countries in the Alma-Ata Declaration. The focus of UHC is on primary health care as the core means for providing equitable, affordable and comprehensive health care to people in all countries. Many world governments are committed to achieving UHC by 2030.
Globally, more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression. Although there are well-known psychological and pharmaceutical treatments, fewer than half of those affected in the world (in many countries, fewer than 10%) receive such treatments.
Join us in the nation’s capital for a unique employer-only experience bringing together the best and brightest benefit leaders from around the world. The Global Summit 2019 is the very first event of its kind designed specifically to explore themes exclusively relevant for global benefit leaders. Focused around the theme, Navigating the Complex Global Benefits Landscape, this unique, brand new event will delve into emerging global topics
The Global Business Group on Health℠ (GBGH) held its inaugural Latin America Regional Summit on January 24. In partnership with Mercer Marsh Beneficios, members were able to network in-person in Mexico City. José Luis Avilés Mercado of Mercer Marsh Beneficios moderated a panel on regional health management trends with his colleagues, Dr. Jonathan Cuevas and Diana Moreno.
We’ve all heard about artificial intelligence and how it’s going to change the way we interact and perceive the world around us. The health care industry is no exception. At our upcoming Business Health Agenda conference, we will explore whether AI innovation, fueling new uses of data, could create a tipping point in health care.
Brexit, the United Kingdom’s impending withdrawal from the European Union, is top of mind for Global Business Group on Health members. Our team recently conducted an interview with representatives from the British embassy to learn more about the situation and potential implications and associated outcomes.
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