Tuesday, 29 October 2013

IRRI holds Q4-2013 Health & Wellness Fair at headquarters

Over 500 staff and dependents joined the Q4-2013 Health and Wellness Fair themed: “Health Beat 2013: Smart Practices & Practical Learning” on 24-25 October 2013 at headquarters. Attendance increased by 34% following the Q3-2013 Health & Wellness Fair themed: “Nutri-Up: Healthy Options and Choices” which over 400 staff participated.

The aim of the event is to provide valuable health information , extend  related services and encourage program participants to make positive health behavior changes and to assume responsibility for their own well being.

The quarterly Health & Wellness Fair  is an educational and interactive event designed to support Occupational Health (OH) services at IRRI,  which includes preventive care and corrective health management such as  medical screening and evaluation, practical and timely  learning sessions on common diseases, and health counseling  for  employees.

The 2-day program included free medical consultations, blood pressure check, bone scanning, eye check up, product sampling, stress relieving activities, and health lectures / learning sessions on Stroke, Heart Attack, Eye Care, and Chikungunya.

Organized by IRRI’s Human Resource Services – Workplace Relations & Advisory Services (HRS-WRAS) , “Health Beat 2013: Smart Practices & Practical Learning” is part of IRRI’s Occupational Health @ Work programs. For inquiries, please contact HRS-WRAS at ext. 2363 or send email to irrihrs-wras@irri.org.

Workplace Communications Article 2013-085

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