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  1. Mandatory HIV Testing for Employment of Migrant Workers in Eight Countries of South-East Asia: From Discrimination to Social Dialogue

    This study was undertaken by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in 2006, on the basis of recommendations made by APEC and ASEAN and guided by the principles of the ILO Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work. The purpose of the study is to promote dialogue amongst tripartite partners (representatives from governments, workers' and employers' organizations) throughout the region, and to provide a solid basis for an informed discussion on mandatory HIV testing for migrant workers. …

  2. Workplace policy on HIV and AIDS

    The Ministry recognizes the important role education plays in reducing the spread of HIV and its responsibilities to provide guidance to its employees and others working education sector in Cambodia in providing effective education to the youth of Cambodia on HIV and AIDS. The Ministry developed a Policy on HIV and AIDS for its team and staff to help them protect themselves from HIV infection, to care for themselves and to know what support is available from the Ministry should they be infected with HIV and develop AIDS.

  3. Managing HIV/AIDS in the Workplace. Examples of nine Non-Governmental Organisations in South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

    Managing HIV/AIDS in the Workplace. Examples of nine Non-Governmental Organisations in South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe is commissioned by Novib/Oxfam Netherlands and seeks to capture the experiences and lessons of implementing HIV mainstreaming internally , within the context of Oxfam's non-governmental organisation (NGO) partner workplaces in southern Africa. …

  4. Workplace HIV and AIDS Policy for the Education Sector

    Namibia has a high HIV prevalence rate and as a result, the Education Sector is experiencing an increase in employee absenteeism; high attrition rate as well as low levels of productivity. The Education Sector is the nation's largest single employer engaging approximately 38 000 employees. These amongst many, comprise of managers, professionals and support staff. Some of these employees are infected or affected by the HIV and AIDS pandemic. This poses a great challenge on the financial and human resources of the education Sector. …

  5. HIV/AIDS Policy of the Public Service of Belize

    In line with the mandate of the Office of Governance, this policy has been formulated to integrate the issue of HIV/AIDS into the mainstream human capital management policies of the Belize Public Service. This policy is based on the recognition that recruitment, preservation and motivation of high quality employees are an essential component of an effective Public Service. This Policy establishes a set of guidelines to protect the health and welfare of Public Officers in the face of the challenge presented by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. …

  6. Policy on HIV/AIDS for the teaching profession

    It is generally accepted that the education sector has a significant role to play in the prevention of HIV infection, in the support of infected and affected people. HIV/AIDS must be considered core business for every educational institution. The Dominica Association of Teachers realizes the importance of effectively addressing stigma and discrimination related to HIV/AIDS and the need to promote a human rights reaction to HIV/AIDS. The DAT recognizes HIV/AIDS as a workplace issue because it threatens productivity, profitability, and the welfare of employees and their families. …

  7. HIV and AIDS workplace policy

    HIV and AIDS have become endemic. Teachers like other workers spend most of their time in a day at the work place. Hence there is the need for GNAT to protect those infected and to educate its membership to prevent further infections. …

  8. Guide de sensibilisation sur le VIH/SIDA : Secteur public. Partie No 4. groupes cibles spécifiques : éducation (personnel enseignant)

    L'élaboration du présent manuel s'inscrit dans un souci de doter le secteur de l'éducation d'un toolkit de sensibilisation en direction des enseignants en vue de stopper l'évolution de la pandémie à l'Ecole. Le présent module comporte sessions tenant compte des différentes cibles.

  9. Sistematización sobre el impacto y el abordaje del VIH/SIDA en el ámbito laboral en Honduras

    En Honduras, 9 de cada 10 personas que viven con VIH/SIDA se encuentran ubicadas en la edad económicamente más productiva (15-49 años de edad). La epidemia afecta con mayor fuerza a los grupos más vulnerables de la sociedad, afectándose mutuamente los problemas existentes de pobreza, la protección social inadecuada, las desigualdades de género y el trabajo infantil con la situación de la epidemia. …

  10. Sistematización sobre el impacto y el abordaje del VIH/SIDA en el ámbito laboral en Guatemala

    La mortalidad a causa de la epidemia VIH/SIDA, tiene importantes consecuencias en el lugar de trabajo, ya que la mayoría de las PVVS son personas en edad de mayor productividad. Por lo tanto, causa una pérdida de destrezas y experiencia, e influye en una variación de la distribución de edades y sexo en la fuerza laboral. …

  11. Sistematización sobre el impacto y el abordaje del VIH/SIDA en el ámbito laboral en El Salvador

    Con el fin de profundizar la toma de conciencia, el diálogo y la acción, la OIT convocó el Seminario Tripartito Subregional de Información y Sensibilización sobre Políticas y Programas Laborales de Lucha contra el VIH/SIDA en Centroamérica, Haití, Panamá y República Dominicana, que tuvo lugar en San José de Costa Rica, en setiembre de 2005. …

  12. Informes diagnósticos sobre la discriminación y exclusión laboral por VIH/SIDA en Honduras

    Parámetros o indicadores más frecuentes de discriminación y exclusión laboral por VIH/SIDA que enfrentan los trabajadores en Honduras.

  13. Informes diagnósticos sobre la Discriminación y Exclusión Laboral por VIH/SIDA en Costa Rica

    Parte desde un vistazo general al marco jurídico existente y la observancia de los derechos humanos, hasta la atención que reciben aquellos trabajadores en situación de vulnerabilidad, pasando por aspectos tales como: impacto de la situación epidemiológica en la población; campañas de educación e información; atención integral; relaciones entre empleadores y trabajadores; los principios de la seguridad social; asignación de recursos de las instituciones involucradas y acceso a servicios; valores y actitudes presentes en la sociedad, entre los más importantes.

  14. informe de investigación "VIH/SIDA y mundo laboral"

    El objetivo de este informe es analizar estadísticamente el conocimiento sobre las vías de transmisión del VIH/SIDA y las actitudes hacia las personas viviendo con VIH/SIDA dentro de una muestra representativa de actores del mundo laboral.

  15. The education sector HIV and AIDS workplace policy

    In 2004, the Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES) decided to develop an HIV and AIDS policy for the whole education sector. As a component of the Education sector HIV and AIDS policy, the workplace policy addresses all HIV and AIDS related issues at the education workplaces. …

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