Employee Assistance Programs
Health Risks Project
Traffic Injury Prevention
Women at Work
These materials provide an overview of India in the areas of health, healthcare, health-related legislation, and benefits.
Profile: Health and Health Systems – November 29, 2012
This profile provides information about the health and health care systems in India. It also includes demographic, economic, and environmental factors that may impact the health and well-being of an employer's workforce there.
Health Benefits Fact Sheet – November 29, 2012
This fact sheet provides an overview of health benefits practices and wellness initiatives in India.
Healthcare in India: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities – June 9, 2011
Mercer presented an overview of the health care landscape in India.
Global Demographic Prospects to 2030: Implications for the World Economy – December 8, 2011
Nicholas Eberstadt of American Enterprise Institute presented the demographic outlook to 2030 for the world. He addresses upcoming population issues for China, India, Japan, Russia, Western Europe, and the U.S.
Game Changing in India: Chronic Disease – December 9, 2010
IBM explained the growing chronic disease issue in India and how it is approached this issue.
Global Health Risks – April 5, 2010
This document compares health issues in 14 countries at a high level.
Market Intelligence — August 25, 2011
These materials (Country Snapshot and Health Dashboard) provide a brief overview of the health care system, population health statistics, and HR practices in target countries plus 8 additional countries. Non-target countries include Argentina, Egypt, Ireland, Poland, Singapore, Turkey and Vietnam.
Employee Assistance Programs
Summary of Employee Assistance Program and Mental Health Services Landscape — March 5, 2012
This short overview covers why employers should consider offering an employee assistance program in India, as well as a description of the mental health system and status of EAPs in that country.
Employee Assistance Program Vendor Offerings Chart — March 5, 2012
This chart is a compilation of global, regional and local vendors in each target country. For the highlighted global vendors, there are the country offerings chart and language offerings chart.
Health Barometer: Engaging in Health Toward a Better Bottom Line — February 23, 2012
Edelman presented how employers can engage employees in their health.
Inside Employee's Minds: Navigating the New Rules of Engagement — December 8, 2011
This Mercer presentation compares what engages employees in different markets and how employers should approach this issue.
Health Risks Project
Health and Benefits Study Presentation — September 12, 2012
Mercer presented a summary of its findings in the Global Business Group on Health project identifying the major health risks and management programs for India-based employees. Here is the recording.
Health and Benefits Study Report — August 23, 2012
This is the final report for an extensive project conducted by the Global Business Group on Health to identify the major health risks and management programs for employees in India.
Steps to Address Chronic Hepatitis B in the Asian Workforce — February 21, 2013
Dr. Samuel So of the Asian Live Center presented its recent findings on employer efforts Hepatitis B
HIV/AIDS Impact and Response by Country — January 23, 2012
This spreadsheet provides information about HIV/AIDS prevalence, legislation, prevention and treatment in 17 different countries. Employers should consider using this information as they plan their HIV education programs and benefit strategies in their worldwide locations. The countries targeted include Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam.
Medical Coverage for HIV/AIDS in India — January 22, 2010
This paper summarizes the work completed by the Institute's HIV/AIDS team and includes information about local insurance carriers, benefit taxation issues, and findings from local informant interviews.
End of Life: A Workplace Management Challenge — September 2, 2010
Pitney Bowes presented why and how employers can address this issue affecting their employees and their families.
End of Life Care Outside the United States Report — September 1, 2010
This report covers several aspects of end of life care (health care payment structure, use of hospice/palliative care, caregiving, demographics and data on dying, regulations, and helpful resources) for each target country and includes several global resources.
Terrorism Focused Employee Resiliency Preparedness Toolkit — April 23, 2009
This employee resiliency toolkit focuses on employee communications, private public partnerships, business continuity and security, and available resources.
India's Burden of Tobacco — July 24, 2012
This document outlines the toll of tobacco in India including the prevalence of tobacco-related disease, its economic cost and locally available cessation resources.
Global Tobacco Policies (Excel) — September 8, 2011
This excel spreadsheet presents country-level policies and regulations that may be pertinent to corporate tobacco cessation efforts. Information is included for ten target countries on a wide range of issues (national/local legislation, available smoking bans, availability of NRT, etc.). Employers are encouraged to send (firstname.lastname@example.org) updated information about their in-country tobacco cessation experiences and initiatives for future inclusion.
Tobacco: The Business of Quitting – July 22, 2011
This website gives an overview of tobacco use, tobacco-related health information, workplace usage, available tobacco cessation treatment options, and resources in India. Please also see the employer case study on tobacco cessation in India.
Traffic Injury Prevention
Road Traffic Domestic & Global Initiative: Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 — December 8, 2011
IBM presented its global initiative on reducing road traffic injuries.
Incorporating Program Sustainability into a Global Wellness Strategy: The American Express Story in India and the United Kingdom – October 28, 2011
This case study highlights a conversation with American Express' Vishpala Reddy and Breckon Jones about corporate wellness initiatives in India and the United Kingdom. The focus of the conversation was on how American Express builds local programs with an eye to long-term sustainability.
Establishing a Corporate Culture of Health in India: The American Express Story – September 7, 2011
Vishpala Reddy of American Express spoke about her company's HealthyLiving program in India. She presented the organization's wellness and health promotion strategy in India, including the initiative's history, its rationale, organization, and slate of wellness offerings. Here is the webinar recording.
Employer Exchange: Managing Health Promotion at the Indian Worksite — April 6, 2011
Dr. K Srinath Reddy, President of the Public Health Foundation of India, presented on a GHBI webinar about his published research studying the effectiveness of worksite health promotion campaigns in India to impact employee cardiovascular health and wellness.
India: Standard Market Practice in Health Promotion — November 29, 2012
This report provides context on employer's health promotion practices in India. The report includes background, program strategy and status, program types, staff support, complexities and barriers, data and measurement, project information, and recommendations for employers.
Health Resources Guide – November 29, 2012
This resource guide includes information on health and wellness vendors, government agencies, medical associations, and advocacy organizations in India.
Immunization Recommendations – November 29, 2012
This document reports the recommendations for children and adult vaccinations in India.
Women at Work
Work-Life Perspectives: Talent Management in Asia — February 21, 2013
Catalyst shared work-life strategies that employers can implement to improve work-life balance in Asian markets.
Pregnancy Care Program: Where Parents Are Born — February 21, 2013
Honeywell shared its approach to promoting healthy pregnancy to its Indian workforce.
Women in India: A Glimpse at Their Health Status and Challenges – August 7, 2012
This document summarizes areas of inequality in India that affect women in the workplace, in society, in the home and as individuals. It also outlines what some employers have done to address these issues and provides a list of Indian advocacy groups that may be useful to local human resources and benefits staff.
Women's Health Around the World – November 30, 2011
This chart provides comparative data for GHBI target countries on issues relevant to women's health.
Webinar: Global Trends in Health Benefits for Women – November 17, 2011
Dr. Lorna Friedman and Céline Ng Tong from Mercer present an overview of women in the workplace and highlight their health care concerns and issues.
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