Working with an energizing purpose to develop groundbreaking therapies and devices takes time and dedication from our entire Covance workforce. They are the key resource to our shared success. Recognizing that maintaining our team’s physical and mental health – both in and outside of the workplace – makes a significant difference in our overall well-being, a team of Covance employees at our Harrogate, UK site recently formed a Mental Health Action Group.
Learn how their initiatives are promoting a holistic approach to provide resources, offer support and help maintain a positive mental health state across our organization.
Throughout the world, kidney disease is far more common than most people realize. It’s not a stretch to call it a “hidden epidemic,” as the number of people living with kidney disease (850 million) is roughly twice that of those living with diabetes.(1)
The health issue presented by chronic kidney disease (CKD) is magnified by the high prevalence of associated cardiovascular (CV) disease in these patients. Patients with CKD most commonly die from CV events.(2) Also, among patients with CV disease, 30 to 60 percent have kidney disease.(3)
On National Child Health Day, and every day, I feel grateful for the work I do at Covance, and how it impacts the lives and health of children. I also recognize this event as an opportunity to spread knowledge about the work still remaining.
Our ongoing “Meet Me in 5” series covers 5 people, topics or questions to illustrate how Covance nurtures exceptional people, provides an energizing purpose and enables extraordinary potential in its employees’ careers.
In this article, Covance spoke to three participants of the Clinical Management Development Program to learn how their careers have been nurtured with this unconventional training experience.