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16 March 2012

Fighting HIV Depends on Managers' Commitment [Mozambique]

Author: Agência de Informação de Moçambique (AIM)

Preventing and fighting against HIV in Mozambican workplaces requires commitment on the part of their managers, according to Cornelio Balane, the Executive Director of the Association of Businesses against AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis (ECOSIDA)....

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7 December 2011

World AIDS Day 2011

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Below is a selection of items about company inititiaves relating to HIV/AIDS, issued on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2011 (1 December). Also, inlcuded are news stories urging greater private sector action and legal protections against workplace...

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6 December 2011

What has AIDS got to do with business? [Singapore]

Author: Chong Ai Ling, The Online Citizen [Singapore]

The main commitment of businesses is to their bottomline, and most businesses stay away from culturally taboo issues such as AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). However a local Non-Governmental-Organisation, Business Coalition on AIDS...

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24 May 2011

Business boost for Nepal’s AIDS response

Author: UNAIDS

Nepal’s AIDS response has received a business boost with the launch of a national Business Coalition on AIDS (BCAN). The Coalition brings together multiple Nepalese private sector companies, leaders, innovators and industrialists to work collectively...

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23 April 2011

$233 million earmarked to reduce HIV prevalence

Author: Jamaica Information Service

The Ministry of Health's project [commenced in October 2009] to reduce HIV prevalence among persons deemed most at risk has been boosted this fiscal year by a $233.9 million budgetary allocation…Achievements up to February 2011 include…recruitment of...

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15 February 2011

Private sector urged to fight scourge [South Africa]

Author: Nonku Khumalo, Sowetan

Launching the workplace programme...South African Breweries [part of SABMiller], South African Business Coalition on HIV and Aids and Global Fund came together and urged others in the private sector to play their part. David Evans, Global Fund manager...

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2 January 2011

Stakeholders review workplace policy on HIV/AIDS [Nigeria]

Author: Abdullahi Yusuf, The Nation [Nigeria]

THE...impact of the various... programmes on workplace...HIV/AIDS was the subject of discussion at a public forum in Lagos recently... Dr. Olufemi Oke, the lead consultant on the [USAID/Nigeria SMARTWork Program]... said...the...program was popular...

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20 July 2010
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic

L’an dernier, le financement des programmes de lutte contre le sida dans les pays pauvres par les plus riches a légèrement reculé par rapport à 2008…Dans le secteur privé, les acteurs de la lutte contre le sida confirment…Pourtant, plus que jamais, l...

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5 May 2010

Reluctance to have HIV tests at work may thwart target

Author: Tamar Khan, Business Day [So Africa]

Fewer than one in five employees at Western Cape companies that provide HIV testing have taken up the offer, according to preliminary results of a South African Business Coalition Against HIV/AIDS survey...The finding raises tough questions for the...

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7 October 2009
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Author: IRIN/PlusNews (Bureau pour la Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires des Nations Unies)

...Les domestiques sont considérés...comme un groupe particulièrement vulnérable à l’infection au VIH...Un projet pilote, mis en place par DKT-Ethiopie...et...Total [Ethiopie] vient récemment de s’achever pour tenter de répondre au problème. Intitulé ...

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