Ghana Water Company Launches HIV/TB Workplace Policy

Author: Modern Ghana, Published on: 10 November 2007

… the management of the Ghana Water Company Limited /Acqa Vitens Rend Limited [Aqua Vitens Rand (joint venture Vitens & Rand Water)] have launched a HIV/TB Workplace Policy…The policy…seeks to educate…staff and their families on issues related to their HIV status. Speaking at the launch of the policy, the Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Mr Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, pointed out that in line with the 1992 Constitution of Ghana, the labour law, 2003 (Act 651) and the International Labour organisation’s code of practices, the GWCL/AVRL are oblige to respect the rights of all staff and the general public …[and] HIV patients are protected against discrimination of all kinds…

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Related companies: Rand Water Vitens