23
Aug

By: Julie Thorpe

 

HIV and AIDS in the World of Work

The ILO estimates that around 30 million people living with HIV will be in the labour force by 2020. Although widely available ART drugs now mean that people living with HIV can remain in the workplace, it is not always available and stigma and discrimination against with HIV remain an important problem.

Especially in countries where HIV and AIDS continues to have high prevalence rates, companies cannot afford to be complacent.

If you want guidance on how look no further than Just Solutions.

Stirling Smith, our Director of Projects, prepared several practical manuals for the ILO, developed in consultation with employers and trade union organisations.

Stirling was the main author of the ILO’s flagship training manual, Implementing the ILO code of practice on HIV/AIDS and the world of work. An education and training manual .

And a number of sectoral guidance and training manuals:

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