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1 December 2008

Ethiopia: Coalition, DKT Launch Workplace Poster Campaign for World Aids Day 2008

Author: Daily Monitor [Ethiopia]

The Ethiopian Business Coalition Against HIV/AIDS...and DKT Ethiopia...have launched a poster campaign…”The posters focus on the importance of leadership commitment for HIV/AIDS interventions, and HIV/AIDS company policies that can protect employees”...

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1 December 2008

Health & Business Roundtable in Indonesia Takes Off

Author: Public Health Institute and Fund For Peace [USA]

Companies and NGOs in Indonesia have formed a Health and Business Roundtable to build the relationships, trust, and learning needed for partnerships to improve workplace and community health......

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1 December 2008

Middle East & Africa: HIV/Aids – Corporate solution for healthcare deficit

Author: Mienke Retief, Ethical Corporation

...The South African government’s strategic plan for tackling HIV/Aids and sexually transmitted infections…emphasises the need for partnership between government, civil society and business…[T]he need for corporate involvement is ever greater than...

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28 November 2008

Government of Jamaica launches AIDS workplace policy

Author: Jamaica Gleaner

In a recent report from the United Nations Development AIDS programme, of the 27,000 Jamaicans living with HIV, it is estimated that 18,000 are unaware of their status. In an attempt to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on the island, a national HIV...

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25 November 2008

Translating intent into action in Ethiopia

Author: UNAIDS

…The Ethiopian Business Coalition against HIV/AIDS (EBCA), GTZ Engineering Capacity Building Program, the World Bank Institute and the Rapid Results Institute implemented a pilot programme to achieve rapid HIV results within businesses in Ethiopia in...

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18 November 2008

Business lags in war against Aids [So. Africa]

Author: Keith Ross, Daily News [So. Africa]

Business in South Africa - with some marked exceptions - is not doing enough to help in the fight against HIV and Aids. Many businesses do not rate HIV and Aids very highly on their risk schedules and do not, therefore, see the need to get actively...

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16 November 2008

18 media houses launch HIV/Aids policies [Tanzania]

Author: Daily News [Tanzania]

A landmark step in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Tanzania's media industry is to be marked today when 18 media houses launch their workplace policies on HIV/AIDS…The policies…[will address] prevention, treatment, care, support and reduction of stigma...

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7 November 2008

On the job, on treatment? [So. Africa]

Author: UN Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) Plus News

On paper, South Africa has some of the world's best HIV workplace programmes, but on the ground they just aren't adding up...De Beers has long boasted that 86 percent of employees at its six mines have been tested by its voluntary counselling and...

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4 September 2008

LCC Launches Anti-HIV/AIDS Coalition Soon [Liberia]

Author: The News Newspaper Online [Liberia]

The Liberia Chamber of Commerce with support from the United Nations Agency for AIDS Control (UNAIDS) will next Tuesday launch…the “Liberia Business Coalition Against HIV/AIDS (LIBCAA).” Mr. J. Wendell Addy, Project Coordinator of LIBCAA …said…LIBCAA...

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1 September 2008

Invitation to the Private Sector Conference on HIV & AIDS, So. Africa, 5-6 November 2008

Author: South Africa Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS

It is with great pleasure that I am able to invite you to the 2nd Private Sector Conference on HIV/AIDS to be held [in] South Africa...Within the broad themes of Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support, Legal and Human Rights, Monitoring and...

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