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The economics of health promotion: what works for workplaces?

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Maximising worker health has become a business imperative. Many of the wider economic costs associated with ill health, chronic disease and injury are being borne by employers, represented by lost productivity, poor business performance, compensation claims and recruitment spending.

Health promotion can make a difference, but how do we value its impact?

In this workshop national and local experts will speak to the issues surrounding health economics of health promotion, integrating different forms of evidence, and maximising human capital in the public service.

Who: Keynote Speakers:

  • Associate Professor Marj Moodie, Deputy Director, Deakin Health Economics, Faculty of Health, Deakin University
  • Associate Professor Paula Lorgelly, Centre for Health Economics, Monash University
  • Mr Tony Cotton AM, Director Human Capital Research and Analysis, Australian Public Service Commission

What: The economics of health promotion: what works for workplaces?
When: 9am-4:45pm, 22 March 2013
Where: Baha’i Centre, 1 Tasman Highway, Hobart Venue

If you would like to be put on the mailing list for registrations, please email Doreen.Bate@utas.edu.au

Published on: 05 Dec 2012 2:06pm