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World Economic Forum/Willis Towers Watson report: Human-Centric Health

Behaviour change and the prevention of non-communicable diseases

January 19, 2017

This just in: compelling results from recent research conducted in collaboration with the World Economic Forum (WEF)

Human-centric health is a framework that can transform the management of the five most prevalent non-communicable diseases that together are expected to account for $47 trillion of lost economic activity over the next two decades. Human-centric health leverages the precepts of behavioral economics to drive prevention and better treatment of cardiovascular disease, mental illness, cancer, respiratory disease, and obesity and diabetes.

Thought leaders from the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Willis Towers Watson partnered on this groundbreaking research project that included representatives from academia, the public sector, nongovernmental organizations.

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Behaviour change as a pivotal feature of human-centric health

Presentation: Human-Centric Health
High-level components of the human-centric health ecosystem (HCHE)

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