Wellness interventions are extended beyond staff and employees to reach their families and communities as well. The focus areas of the programme are primary health care, health education, HIV/AIDS and malaria.

HIV and AIDS

We have collaborated with local public healthcare facilities to improve the delivery of services to assist our employees and their communities. We also provide access to the services of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) on all our farms. Private service providers are contracted to support wellness programs on our estates in Komatipoort, Malelane and the Western Cape, including peer education, condom distribution, workplace policy education, community outreach, and HIV counselling and testing.

The group observes World Aids Day across all our operations within and outside South Africa. HIV/AIDS education, voluntary counselling and testing and TB testing were conducted to assist employees in identifying and monitoring their health risk.

Malaria

CBL recognises that malaria is a major health risk, particularly in Mozambique, and has recently implemented a holistic Malaria Management Programme which includes the following interventions:

  • Mosquito control measures.
  • Use of a malaria consultant to conduct assessments and provide training.
  • Use of mosquito nets.
  • Medical check-ups, provision of test kits, mosquito repellents and preventative medication.