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Enhancing Corporate Performance by Tackling Chronic Disease Report

 
Enhancing Corporate Performance by Tackling Chronic Disease Report

Chronic illnesses exact a heavy toll on businesses, budgets and economies. They account for the lion’s share of healthcare costs in developed markets and, increasingly, emerging markets. They have an even greater impact on productivity, through increased absenteeism and presenteeism. Globally, the toll from chronic disease due to four risk factors is estimated at US$ 2 trillion in lost productivity each year.