SAN DIEGO, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Althea Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of development and manufacturing services for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, held its inaugural Health and Wellness Fair today. The fair is part of a weeklong wellness program, which includes daily activities to promote physical and mental health amongst employees. During the course of the week, employees are encouraged to participate in daily challenges and talks. Today's main event, a health fair, features 28 booths and will encourage safety planning, exercise, healthy eating, and volunteering within the community.
"Our employees are our most critical and important resource. As a company we are committed to promoting wellness and encouraging healthy lifestyles," stated Natasha O. Bowman, Senior Director Human Resources of Althea Technologies. "This is the first step in a long-term commitment to our employees."
The Health and Wellness Fair is the launch event for Fresh Start Althea. Fresh Start Althea is a wellness program allowing employees to utilize their biometric information including cholesterol, BMI and blood pressure, to set personal goals that will foster a healthy lifestyle. As Althea expands its capabilities and its workforce, this program will give employees the tools and resources needed to maintain or improve their overall well-being.
About Althea Technologies, Inc.
Althea Technologies is a fully integrated, contract development and manufacturing organization located in San Diego, CA providing clinical and commercial product development services. Althea offers cGMP drug product filling in both vials and syringes, and production of microbial-derived recombinant proteins and plasmid DNA. In conjunction with these manufacturing operations, Althea offers compre