Exercise Programme

Introduction

Exercise ProgrammeIn keeping with the thrust of preventing and managing Chronic Non Communicable Diseases (CNCDs) which include Diabetes, High blood pressure and Cancer, and supporting the vision of the Honourable Prime Minister in having a healthy Public Service, the Ministry of Health and the Establishment, Personnel and Training Department have initiated an Employee Health and Wellness Programme for public officers.

The goal of the Employee Health and Wellness Programme is to create the awareness and the need for healthy lifestyle among public officers and to reduce the impact of CNCDs.

Objectives

The goal of the Employee Health and Wellness Programme is to create the awareness and the need for healthy lifestyle among public officers and to reduce the impact of CNCDs.

The programme is also geared to:

  • Decreasing the health risks of employees through education and action, empowering them to be conscientious health care consumers
  • Increasing employee’s health awareness
  • Identifying health problems and taking the necessary action
  • Reducing health care costs
  • Increasing the employees' level of physical activity
  • Creating a supportive work environment
  • Reducing absenteeism due to sick leave
  • Reducing staff turnover and
  • Improving productivity

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