The Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE), World Wellness Foundation and Expressions India jointly organized an interactive session on Mind Wellness and Happiness at Workplace with focus on Heart Protection and Cancer Prevention for the benefit of employees of public sector enterprises.
Welcoming participants, Dr. U.D. Choubey, Director General of SCOPE, said that employees of PSUs are working in a global competitive environment and undergo a lot of stress and strain in performing their day-to-day duties. This causes hypertension, diabetes and life style related problems which lead to a number of health problems. He urged employees to adopt a healthy and disciplined lifestyle to combat stress in the fast changing environment.
Dr. H.K. Chopra, President, World Wellness Foundation, said that 80-90% of diseases are caused by the faulty lifestyle at workplace. Heart attack, brain attack, hypertension, cancer, obesity, asthma, depression, liver diseases, migraine etc. are all linked to negative stress with poor cooping capabilities at workplace, he added.
Eminent doctors of cardiology, oncology, mental health and nutrition also addressed the programme.