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Good Health and Wellbeing 

Good Health and Wellbeing

Encourage good health and well being amongst communities and workers.Life expectancy in developing countries remains low, compounded by poor nutrition and lack of access to healthcare. This is not just unacceptable for the affected individuals and their families, but has a direct economic cost for the individual and the country.

Since 2016, our partners have continued to roll out a 'Healthy Living Campaign'. Teams in numerous countries are continuing to hold sensitisation sessions on how to prevent malaria, diarrhoea and other common diseases. Ensuring access to safe water and sanitation - addressing water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) access for employees in the workplace, particularly on plantations in highly rural, emerging economies.

Encouraging employees to put their health first - increasingly, we see the impacts of poor nutrition and sedentary lifestyles not just in rural communities but across both developed and developing nations.

Our partners are helping with guidance for employees, especially around personal protection, little things to us but advice to empty, clean or cover containers that can hold water, such as buckets, flower pots or tyres, so that places where mosquitoes could breed, were removed.

Smallholder communities need support beyond yield improvements, and that includes nutrition education. Vegetables and protein - rich foods grow in most regions but smallholders often don't understand the benefits of a balanced diet.Our cocoa parter has being piloting modules in Cote d'Ivoire since 2016.

Working with the International Cocoa Organisation and the Government’s Department for Family and Social Development, our partners field officers work tirelessly in the fight against bridging the gap and fighting for opportune recognition.

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