Community health programs in the mining and metals industry

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This report analyses community health initiatives undertaken by ICMM member companies and highlights key lessons learned. These lessons are intended to provide a platform for collective engagement between members and other stakeholders on health-related issues.

The report captures a snapshot of practice in the area of community health addressing issues ranging from communicable and non-communicable diseases to nutritional deficiencies.

ICMM members have made significant strides in addressing community health issues. However, changing disease patterns and emerging community health needs will continue to present new issues and challenges. ICMM member community health initiatives will need to continue to learn from experience, to refine and evolve health programming to maximize and sustain health impacts.