Working 55 hours a week increasing deaths from stroke and heart disease: WHO
In a Just release health report, WHO And ILO has warned that working 55 hours a week increasing deaths from stroke, heart disease, cancers and much other illness very dangerous to human health as mutation of disease and virus keep treating the existence of human
This breaking came from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) which was released hours ago, but full of worrisome information that you must download the report and have your feel of it, The report was published in Environment International on Monday 17 May 2021
Warning before you proceed to read the report using the above link, take note that, according to the report, the long working hours are increasing deaths from heart disease, stroke, cancers and More specifically, long working hours led to 745,000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease in 2016
Of which there where a 29 percent increase was recorded since 2000. It is the first global analysis of the loss of life and health associated with working long hours.
The WHO and the ILO estimated that, in 2016, 398,000 people died from a stroke and these numbers are the ones recorded not to talk of those not reported or recorded
In his world, if we are to take the record globally, the numbers are in there millions, as most of this death is as a result of a long week to week working
Also 347,000 from heart disease as a result of having worked at least 55 hours a week. Between 2000 and 2016, the number of deaths from heart disease due to working long hours increased by 42%, and from stroke by 19%.
This work-related disease burden is particularly significant in men (72% of deaths occurred among males), people living in the Western Pacific and South-East Asia regions, and middle-east or older workers. The full report can be found below.
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