Bupa Global Latin America promotes actions to protect the planet and our health in the region

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· With programs Healthy cities And Effects of changeBupa is celebrating a year of strong support for our communities, the planet and the health of the people in our region.

As we conclude a year of great impact, Bupa Global Latin America (BGLA) highlights its impact Continuing commitment to the environment And people’s health through its main programs in our region: Huelas de Cambio and Healthy Cities.

In 2023, Huelas de Cambio made great strides in schools in Ecuador and the Dominican Republic while Bupa’s collaborators in 4 countries participated in the first edition of the Global Healthy Cities Initiative. This international challenge promotes a healthy lifestyle among participants, while contributing to building more sustainable cities.

“Our Healthy Cities and Huelas de Cambio programs help us continue to care about the health of people, which is directly linked to the health of the planet. “Reforesting our green areas and promoting education in environmental care allow us to improve the well-being of people every day and create a better world,” he stated. . Jose Luis PuelGeneral Manager of Bupa International, Latin America.

Under the effects of change, BGLA aims to implement, along with Association for Children and their Environment (ANIA)TiNi (Terreland of Girls, Boys and Youth) methodology to connect more children with nature.

Huelas de Cambio has already generated actions in Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, Panama and Peru, developing a tangible commitment in students to their environment and nature. Bupa recently agreed to expand the program to 5 new schools in the coming months in Ecuador and the Dominican Republic, including the Emma Balaguer Education Center in Santo Domingo, and Ulises Francisco Espaillat Polytechnic in Santiago.

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As part of the goal of developing healthy habits and taking care of the planet, Bupa also launched a healthy cities program this year in Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, Panama and Miami, reaching a total of more than 46 million steps by its collaborators. The challenge consists of walking 6,000 steps daily for a month. For every employee who achieves the challenge, Bupa will develop reforestation projects in affected areas in our region and expand the effects of change in more schools.

With the Second edition of Healthy Cities By expanding Huellas de Cambio in 2024, Bupa will advance the company’s goal in our region of helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and creating a better world.

About Bupa and Bupa Global Latin America

Bupa Global Latin America (BGLA) is part of Bupa, a global healthcare leader with over 75 years of experience.

Bupa’s goal is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives and create a better world. Since we have no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits to provide more and better health care for the benefit of current and future customers.

We are an international healthcare company serving more than 43 million customers all over the world.

Health insurance represents the majority of our business, contributing 71% of our revenue. We also provide healthcare: we operate 370 clinics, 23 hospitals, around 1,000 dental centers and also specialized senior care centres.

We directly employ around 82,000 people, mostly in the UK, Australia, Spain, Chile, Poland, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Turkey, Brazil, US, Middle East and Ireland. We also have partner companies in Saudi Arabia and India.

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BGLA has offices and health insurance operations in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Bolivia, Panama, Colombia and Chile.

As part of the global One Health initiative, we are proud to launch the Impacts of Change initiative in the region. Our sustainability program has already been implemented in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru and Panama, and aims to make a positive impact on the health, nutrition and well-being of people, especially our children. For more information visit https://www.bupasalud.com

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