wellness & Government 

initiative Resources

 

 

articles & Reports
 

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge on Children's use of digital media and mental health
Royal.uk

A Compelling Case for Working A lot Less
BBC

A global coalition for the fight against heart disease and stroke
The World Heart Federation (WHF) is bringing together a global coalition of international, regional, and national stakeholders in cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) to drive the urgent action needed to combat heart disease and stroke. 

Mental Health, Well-being and Disability: A New Global Priority, 2015
United Nations University, United Nations, World Bank Group, The University of Tokyo KOMEX

GOV.UK Publications
A springboard to UK-based government policy documents, workplace recommendations, and toolkits and frameworks to enhance and support mental wellbeing.

Prevention and management of dementia: a priority for public health
By The Lancet

Population health and regional variations of disease burden in Japan, 1990–2015: a systematic subnational analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
By The Lancet

Environmental Health in Emerging Markets
By Green Templeton College, Oxford

Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities
By Pascale Mantoura and Val Morrison, National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy

UAE sets up World Happiness Council
By GulfNews.com

World Happiness Report 2017
By John Helliwell, Richard Layard and Jeffrey Sachs

Minister of Wellness: Crafting the Role
By Renee Moorefield, CEO, Wisdom Works, Global Wellness Institute Chair, Wellness at Work & CoChair, Wellness & Government


interviews with governmental representatives

Interviews reflecting wellbeing leadership at a governmental level: concrete wellness initiatives are already taking place in different countries around the world. We are delighted to present examples and strong inspirations. 

  1.  KEY WELLNESS LEADERS FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN
    Interviewed by Tomonori Maruyama, September 2016

    Mr. Yoshihide Esaki, Director, Healthcare Service Industries Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
    Theme: The creation of a next generation healthcare industry - towards a lifelong active society
    Watch Interview HERE

    Ms. Naoko Nakajima
    Director, Hot Spring Conservation and Use Promotion Office, Nature Conservation Bureau, Ministry of the Environment
    Theme: Spas as a resource for health, tourism, and revitalization
    Watch Interview HERE

  2. KEY WELLNESS LEADER FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF BHUTAN
    Interviewed by Prof. Gerry Bodeker, PhD, May 2016

    Mr. H.E. Mr Jigmi Thinley, former Prime Minister
    Watch Interview HERE

  3. KEY WELLNESS LEADER FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES
    Interviewed by Renee Moorefield, PhD, July 2016

    Mr. Serge Dedina, Mayor, Imperial Beach, California
    Watch Interview HERE

  4. KEY WELLNESS LEADER FROM THE UNITED NATIONS
    Interviewed by Prof. Gerry Bodeker, PhD

    Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, University Professor, Columbia University and Senior Advisor on Sustainable Development to the Secretary General of the United Nations
    Watch Interview HERE

  5. KEY WELLNESS LEADER FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM
    Interviewed by Renee Moorefield, PhD

    Dr. Jan Emmanuel De Neve, Associate Professor of Economics and Strategy, Saïd Business School & Fellow, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford
    Watch Interview HERE

  6. KEY WELLNESS LEADER FROM MEXICO
    Interviewed by Renee Moorefield, PhD

    Alejandro Ortiz Carbajal, Key Wellness Leader of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
    Watch Interview HERE