NBGH: Global Business Group on Health
Updated 2/6/2017

Asia Pacific

Global Business Group on Health (GBGH) members may request quick surveys, literature searches or guidance about any country or region. This is a list of members' requests and presentations from the past few years. If you would like to request a country search or want us to update or customize an existing search for you, please contact us at: global@businessgrouphealth.org.

KEY FOCUS COUNTRIES: GBGH members have selected China, India and Japan as top locations of interest in this region.

Benchmarking and Metrics
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  • Health and Benefits Dashboard — September 1, 2015
    These employer resources highlight health and benefits issues in countries across world regions.
  • Benefits Benchmarking Survey Results
    These survey reports contain information about benefits, plan design, costs and areas of focus among GBGH member companies with operations in GBGH target countries and world regions. To ease member burden, GBGH concentrates on a different country and world region each quarter. All world regions should be represented by mid-2016.
  • Discussion on Global Benefits Trends — September 17, 2014 Global locked secured document
    A Mercer presentation on global benefit trends and how local markets respond to the global economy.

  • Health Risk Factors in 45 Countries — September 12, 2014 Global locked secured document
    This document outlines health risk factors by sex across a portfolio of 45 countries.

  • Best Practice Maternity Program Presentation — May 15, 2014 Global locked secured document
    This webinar is an executive summary of findings from the Global Business Group on Health's project to develop a best practice model for maternity programs in India. For full details, see the report available through the link immediately below.
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  • Best Practice Maternity Program Full Report — May 15, 2014 Global locked secured document
    This is the final report for the Global Business Group on Health's project to develop a best practice model for maternity programs in India. It includes background information about current maternity provisions, best practice recommendations and program design details.

  • Commuting to Work Around the World Quick Survey Report — May 8, 2014 Global locked secured document
    This survey report summarizes employee habits and employer practices around commuting to work in the U.S., Asia Pacific and Latin America.

  • Employee Medical Check-Up: China Market Overview — December 11, 2013 Global locked secured document
    This first report outlines the current state of the medical check-up marketplace in China and provides useful information about the process, funding, and vendors. Also see the second report for this project below.

  • China Medical Check-Up Study: Project Methods and Recommendations — December 11, 2013 Global locked secured document
    This report (the second in the series) outlines the approach used to examine the common check-up offered currently and provides recommendations for a more clinically evidence-based medical check-up package.

  • Global and Regional Top Health Issues — November 8, 2013 Global locked secured document
    This chart showcases the top 10 health issues globally and for 21 regions of the world.

  • India Health and Benefits Study Presentation — September 12, 2012 Global locked secured document
    Mercer presented a summary of its findings in the Global Business Group on Health project identifying the major health risks and management programs for India-based employees.

  • India Health and Benefits Study Report — August 23, 2012 Global locked secured document
    This is the final report for an extensive project conducted by the Global Business Group on Health to identify the major health risks and management programs for employees in India.

  • Employee Assistance Program Vendor Offerings Chart — March 5, 2012 Global locked secured document
    This chart is a compilation of global, regional and local vendors in each target country. For the highlighted global vendors, there are the country offerings chart and language offerings chart. Non-target countries too numerous to list out in country offerings chart.

Employer Examples
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  • Prudential Financial's Japan Health Strategy — September 22, 2016 Global locked secured document
    This presentation by Dr. Andy Crighton reviewed Prudential Financial’s health and well-being programs in Japan, a country where the company has a significant workforce.

  • Understanding Dow's Wellness Journey in China and Around the World — October 1, 2014 Global locked secured document
    The Dow Chemical Company has a comprehensive wellness program with the mission of protecting and optimizing the health and productivity of its workforce. Dow's data-informed, globally integrated program allows local flexibility in order to consider the specific needs and cultural differences of Dow's various employee populations. The company has been providing and refining its employee health promoting efforts in China since 2006.

  • Employee Health & Well-being Programs — October 31, 2013 Global locked secured document
    Bai Lei, Project Manager, Global Health, Work-Life & Safety at Deere & Co. outlined the company's health and well-being programs offered in China.

  • Globally Aligned and Locally Relevant Benefits Governance — October 31, 2013 Global locked secured document
    Cris Ponce, Benefits Manager for South Asia, Australia, New Zealand & Japan at Cisco discussed benefits governance from global and local perspectives.

  • Building a World-Class Intel Expatriate Health Clinic — July 17, 2013 Global locked secured document
    During this presentation, Cynthia Pedigo, HR Business Manager and Expat Services China at Intel Corporation, shared how Intel was able to find an effective on-site clinics solution for their expatriates in China.

  • Pregnancy Care Program: Where Parents Are Born — February 21, 2013 Global locked secured document
    Honeywell shared its approach to promoting healthy pregnancy to its Indian workforce.

  • GSK's Partnership for Prevention — December 13, 2012 Global locked secured document
    GlaxoSmithKline presented regarding a new global pilot program that provides employees and their dependents with a standard set of evidence-based and cost-effective preventive services.

  • Wellness SYMplified — March 28, 2012 Global locked secured document
    Symantec discussed elements of its wellness program in China.

  • Health Screening: Scientific Basis — March 28, 2012 Global locked secured document
    Dr. Tong Chen (IBM) provided a list of tests commonly found in the health check-up used in China and discussed the available evidence.

Regional Resources
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Country-Specific Resources
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Australia

  • Health & Benefits Benchmarking: Australia — June 25, 2016 Global locked secured document
    This document presents benchmarking data about GBGH member health and benefit practices in Australia. It also outlines content discussed during a moderated member conversation about the geography.

  • Member Brainstorming: Australia Call Notes — May 15, 2015 Global locked secured document
    This document outlines content discussed during a moderated member discussion about health and benefits in Australia.

ChinaKEY FOCUS

Hong Kong

  • Health & Benefits Benchmarking: Hong Kong — February 6, 2017 Global locked secured document
    This document presents benchmarking data about GBGH member health and benefit practices in Hong Kong. It also outlines content discussed during a moderated member conversation about the geography.

  • Health and Well-being Benchmarking Survey Results: Hong Kong — December 1, 2016 Global locked secured document
    This survey report presents information about GBGH member medical (e.g., plan design, eligibility, cost trends, etc.), health-related, and wellness/well-being benefit practices and existing vendor partners in Hong Kong.

IndiaKEY FOCUS

Indonesia

JapanKEY FOCUS

Malaysia

Philippines

Singapore

South Korea

Thailand



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