Author: Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces

Changing back to ‘normal’

It is difficult to place where we are on the Coronavirus cycle. Maybe we are in the middle of the pandemic cycle with the worst behind us or with new variants, worse may be to come. Wherever we are, commentators are beginning to ponder when will we be back to normal and what exactly will […]

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‘We’re in a syndemic’: What’s that? And what will help us get through it? – HealthPartners

While the COVID-19 vaccine offers a beacon of hope, a return to business as normal still seems far off. Here we share some inspiration for how employers can start planning for a safer, healthier future, even in the midst of so much uncertainty. Disturbing health trends create a ‘syndemic’ The key, according to Nico Pronk, President at […]

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Global Healthy Workplace Awards 2021 Coming Soon!

In the midst of the global pandemic employers are scrambling to provide health and wellbeing support to their employees as they continue to work in challenging conditions. The 9th round of Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Certification will open in the spring. The Awards and Certification provide leading organisations the opportunity to show their commitment […]

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COVID-19 Vaccination: Israel, United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain are Showing the Way Forward

By Patricio V. Marquez, Betty Hanan, Giovanni S. Marquez     “Medicine is a social science, and politics is nothing else but medicine on a large scale” –Rudolf Virchow, German physician, founding father of pathology and social medicine, 1821-1902 With the approval for emergency use of Pfizer/BioNTech’s and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines by the Stringent Regulatory Authorities (SRA) in the […]

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How to Defeat COVID-19? Some Lessons from the Global Smallpox Eradication and the Polio-Free Effort in the Americas

By Patricio V Marquez, Betty Hanan, Giovanni S Marquez “Humanity does not have to live in a world of plagues, disastrous governments, conflict, and uncontrolled health risks. The coordinated action of a group of dedicated people can plan for and bring about a better future” —William H. Foege, House on Fire: The Fight to Eradicate Smallpox, […]

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