Posted on: May 14, 2010 Posted by: Diane Swarts Comments: 0

The first annual Ripple Effect Wellness conference in Durban on June 2-3, is hosted by a sponsor of the SA Occupational Health Nursing conference.

Delegates will receive sponsored vuvuzelas, soccer balls, flags, a poster of the South African national anthem, and a month’s free access to a virtual trainer, from My Personal Trainer, that motivates and coaches people towards achieving their body, health and lifestyle goals.

Programme Wednesday 2 June

Proactive, healthy living in your workplace; Ronald Abvajee, My Personal Trainer Wellness

How to help staff set aims and objectives; Tareen Ellis, Impilo Sports

Employee Health and Wellness; Policy, Implementation, Monitoring and evaluation; Dr Sipho Senabe, Dept Public Services and Adminisatration

New approaches to Wellness, four temperaments, and personality; Veresha Padayachee, Tibb Total Wellness

Stress Management and motivation; Kirschnee Naidoo, Dept of Health

Programme Thursday 3 June

First Aid in the office environment; Dr Tim Hardcastle

Addiction in the workplace; Walter Pietersen, SANCA

Understanding Diversity in the workplace; Sbo Vilakazi, PeacePlayers

Help your staff become debt free; Manala Botolo, NCR

Dealing with insubordination in the workplace; Nicky Hardwick, HR Torque

Understanding the new Consumer Protection Act; Navi Naidu

Human trafficking and other abuse during the World Cup; Mark Hardwick, Guardian

PHOTO; Dr Sipho Senabe of the Department of Public Services and Administration, will discuss Employee Health and Wellness; Policy, Implementation, Monitoring and evaluation.

The organisers publish Ripple Effect and Impilo Yethu, winners of 2005 /2006 Ethekwini Mayoral Award for Crime Prevention; Top 7 Social Entrepreneurship projects by Gordon Institute of Business Science 2007; EAPA KZN Bridge Builder of 2008.

* June 2 -3 Ripple Effect Wellness conference, Durban; 031 573 1048, 076 067 4394, fax 086 672 4696, 031 811 3507, or


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