CEOs promote positive living at work places [Uganda]

Author: Paul Tentena, East African Business Week, Published on: 4 December 2011

...[T]o ensure that employees of different companies in Uganda go for Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) of HIV/AIDS...Chief Executive Officers last week participated in VCT activities with an aim of encouraging their workers to do the same...Mr. Martin Kasekende...[Federation of Ugandan Employers] chairman advised the chief executive officers to intensify HIV/AIDs prevention strategies at workplaces to curb the scourge...[A]UN High Level Meeting on AIDS, held in New York called on Employers, Labour Unions, employees and volunteers to eliminate stigma and discrimination, protect human rights and facilitate access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support...

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