Influence of Workplace Health on Awareness of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and Its Cascading Effects on the Well-being of Families and Communities


  • kalala Elisee Kabuya College of Health, Agriculture & Natural Science (CHANS), Department of Public Health, Africa University, Manicaland-Mutare, Zimbabwe


Workplace health, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), health awareness, preventive behaviours, family well-being, community health promotion, workplace interventions, knowledge transfer, socio-ecological impact


This study explores the nexus between workplace health interventions and awareness of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), investigating their cascading effects on the well-being of families and communities. The research undertakes a multifaceted analysis. Initially, the research scrutinizes the impact of workplace health programs on individual NCD awareness, utilizing surveys, interviews, and longitudinal assessments, to examine the efficacy of diverse health initiatives in fostering heightened health knowledge and preventive behaviours among employees. Subsequently, the study extends its focus to the familial domain, probing how increased NCD awareness within the workforce influences health-related behaviours and discussions within families. This phase discerns the potential for knowledge transfer and the family unit's role in disseminating health education.Moreover, the research investigates community-level repercussions, analysing the broader impact of informed individuals on public health awareness and practices. By scrutinizing workplace-initiated community engagement programs, this project  aims to uncover mechanisms through which heightened NCD awareness at the individual and familial levels contributes to the overall well-being of communities. The study contributes valuable insights to the evolving landscape of workplace health initiatives, emphasizing their broader socio-ecological impact.The study's findings seek to contribute to the enhancement of workplace health initiatives, advocating for a more holistic strategy in the prevention of non-communicable diseases and the promotion of community health.


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kalala Elisee Kabuya. (2024). Influence of Workplace Health on Awareness of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and Its Cascading Effects on the Well-being of Families and Communities. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), 73(1), 43–58. Retrieved from