American Sustainable Business Council & Social Venture Circle: Maximizing Employee Health and Wellbeing
An excerpt from Social Venture Circle and the American Sustainable Business Council, Maximizing Employee Health and Wellbeing, hosted by Dr. Robert Shapiro and Paula K. Dumas.
“Social Venture Circle and the American Sustainable Business Council present Maximizing Employee Health and Wellbeing, a discussion with Dr. Robert Shapiro (Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont) and Paula K. Dumas (World Health Education Foundation).
Learn how you and your company can mitigate the #2 cause of worker disability.
Migraine affects approximately 16% of US adults, and is the 2nd leading cause of US disability. For most employees who experience migraine attacks at work, there may be no observable evidence that they are occurring, but nonetheless there may be significant loss of productivity (ie. ‘presenteesim’) and reduced quality of life. Fortunately, very cost-effective measures are available to address these workplace impacts, to the mutual benefit of both employees and employers. The webinar outlines the nature of this overall problem and concrete steps that you can take to mitigate it.
For a briefer on these issues, here are two recent sources:
What Will it Take to Move the Needle for Headache Disorders? An Advocacy Perspective (see pages 2063-2065)”