The purpose of the Wellness Africa Health Risk Assessment – Aggregate Report is to meet the strategic intent and produce reliable and valid outcomes that could inform future planning. The report is based on recent international and local best practice principles that strengthen sustained behaviour change, decrease health care cost and increase productivity. The scientific, systematic and outcome based foundation of the Wellness Africa Health Risk Assessment – Aggregate Report makes it one of the most valuable and “first step” tools in creating a health culture that individuals and organisations desire.
The Wellness Africa Health Risk Assessment analysis process is based on the ICEBERG Principle of Health that believes that the visible state of health risk is impacted by pressing factors underneath the surface.
This principle reveal that current state of health risk is impacted by the current health practices which is further impacted by the health culture, which is ultimately impacted by the overall meaning and purpose of the organisation and how health is valued therein. The ICEBERG Principle of health maps the strategy to strengthen health by following a bottom up approach.
The Wellness Africa Health Risk assessment – Aggregate Report is analysed and presented with this understanding in mind. This approach provides relevant information in a manner that could support future strategic and change management planning, and ultimately sustained behaviour change benefiting the individual and organisation equally. The Wellness Africa Health Risk Assessment is further a valuable tool to monitor progress over time and determine the success of change plan objectives.
The Wellness Africa Health Risk assessment – Aggregate Report presents the findings of the Wellness Africa Health Risk Assessment in the ICEBERG Principle of health format namely, health risk, health practices and health culture. It further establishes the readiness to change of employees that influence appropriate and effective change planning. Employee health preferences and interests are also presented, and lastly the state of health is compared between business operations.