At a time when health officials are expressing alarm at the impact of non-communicable diseases, local insurance company, Insurance Corporation of Barbados has joined the fight.
ICBL has designed a new programme helping Barbadians take that important step towards adopting a healthy lifestyle.
The programme called Easy Wellness was launched at ICBL's Roebuck Street office.
Nurse administrator and programme coordinator Lisa Brathwaite Graham says easy wellness is an evidence based, comprehensive, cost effective intervention for improving the health status and expenditure of its group health portfolio clients
Senior vice president and head of the Life Division at ICBL, Henry Inniss says the Easy Wellness Programme will be introduced in phases, first among ICBL staff.