The World Economic Forum estimates a cumulative economic output loss of $47 trillion over the next two decades from noncommunicable diseases, like cancer, diabetes, and mental health.
Health and Wellness
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In August 2016, Louisiana was devastated by catastrophic flooding. Greenbrier Elementary School in Baton Rouge was severely damaged and had to close for the entire school year.
Every day, businesses are providing innovative solutions to solve the world’s toughest challenges—among them—global health, wellness, and equitable and sustainable food systems.
Although businesses must keep a careful eye on where all their dollars are going, what if there was a leak they couldn’t see — one that’s draining $10.3 billion a year in the U.S. workplace?
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation knows first-hand of Dr. Jerome Adams’ experience advocating for public health and working with partners across sectors, which will make him an outstanding U.S.
They say it takes a village to raise a child — that a child has the best ability to become a healthy adult if the entire community takes an active role in contributing to the rearing of the child. But what about more than one child? What about an entire generation of children?