Unhealthy diet and lack of regular physical activity caused several bad health outcomes among employees, such as heart disease, stroke, cancer and other chronic disease. Preventing employees chronicle illness is the best solution for reducing organization’s health care cost. Workplace has been recognizes globally as an appropriate setting to promote wellness program.
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Wellness program has commonly focused on promoting worker health in reduction of individual risk-related behavior. Employee’s performance increased more than 2.5 times once employee’s health and wellness managed well. Wellness program was defined as a holistic approach that addresses the needs of individuals, whether it’s mental or physical needs or anything related to their family or work. It has the potential to reduce medical claims costs, decrease absenteeism, improve employee productivity, recruitment, and retention.