Good Health and Well-Being
Health, like education, is a fundamental component of human capital. Empirical studies show that health improvements provide a significant boost to economic growth. Better health leads to higher income. There is also a positive feedback effect, where health and income improvements are mutually reinforcing.
Public Health is “the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts of society”. In The Distrikt our goal is to ensure all the conditions for a healthy lifestyle and strong public health.
What takes the 6 years from life expectancy from Armenians? From stress to sport
Armenia ranking 16th among 181 countries, ahead of all the neighbors. Sadly, that is the cigarette consumption per year per person – 1,986 cigarettes per person per year! This has a big negative impact on public health and social progress being the reason for more than 17% of deaths. Smoking is not the only problem. Unbalanced diets leading to adulthood obesity, child malnutrition, lack of active lifestyle, and poor mental health as well are threatening problems.
Public parks, fresh air, sports infrastructure, healthy food, active lifestyle, and access to essential health services – these basic things are accessible to only half of the global population. Awareness-raising and education, which could prevent many health issues, is not accessible to everyone as well.
In The Distrikt the goal is healthy bodies and healthy minds in a healthy environment
By ensuring safe working conditions, access to health services, and a healthy lifestyle, we establish more productive local communities and people working in The Distrikt. Here are the facilities in The Distrikt to create a healthy environment and living conditions:
SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being
The Distrikt contributes to the SDG 3 Good Health and Well-being. The goal is the ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
A question on the mind of every business leader is: How do I re-populate my buildings and restart my business? As employees return to offices, the authors suggest a framework companies can deploy to keep people safe without crippling their businesses and our economy, as well as a series of health performance indicators to measure their progress. →