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  1. Framework for HIV and AIDS workplace programmes for higher education in South Africa

    The HEAIDS Policy Framework on HIV and AIDS for Higher Education in South Africa is a guide against which institutions can review their existing institutional policies and programmes on HIV and AIDS. The associated Guidelines for the Development and Implementation of HIV and AIDS Policies at Higher Education Institutions in South Africa (December 2008) have been developed to enable higher education institutions to undertake this review and coordinate the development, alignment and implementation of institutional policies and programmes. …

  2. A guide to implementing a HIV and AIDS workplace programme

    The HIV and AIDS Workplace Programme Implementation Guide provides a support tool to assist institutions in developing/enhancing their HIV and AIDS workplace programmes. The Guide has been aligned to the Framework for HIV and AIDS Workplace Programmes developed for the Higher Education Sector. It provides practical advice on how to implement each of the key performance areas for HIV and AIDS Workplace Programmes. This guide is not meant to be prescriptive but rather should be used as a tool in developing your institution's HIV and AIDS Workplace Programme.

  3. A public sector workforce HIV prevalence survey: a researcher's toolkit

    Over time, it has become apparent that the HIV/AIDS epidemic is adversely affecting the South African population. Public servants are responsible for providing services to all sectors of society. In the same way that educators are critical to the schooling of South Africa's youth, health workers are critical to the implementation of a successful public health response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa, and yet public servants may be as susceptible to this epidemic as the general population. …

  4. Siyam'kela measuring HIV/AIDS related stigma. Tackling HIV/AIDS stigma: guidelines for the workplace

    Because stigma has an impact on prevention and care it is important to address it directly. However stigma-mitigation practice has not been well informed by theory and research. An urgent need was identified for indicators of stigma, which can be used to develop interventions and measure their success. …

  5. Workplace HIV/AIDS Policy. Guideline

    Since HIV/AIDS is the problem of adult community mainly in the age of 15 to 49 years, the workers community is the hardest hit portion of any country with HIV/AIDS. To this effect HIV/AIDS should be recognized as a work place issue, and be treated like any other serious illness/condition in the work place. Understanding this fact the Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions issued a work place HIV/AIDS policy that has emanated from the national HIV policy. …

  6. Guía sobre Prevención de VIH, para personal que Trabaja en Centros Penitenciarios

    Esta guía sobre prevención de VIH para personal que trabaja en Centros Penitenciarios, contiene información técnico-científica y un conjunto de actividades a través de las cuales se busca garantizar una intervención educativa por parte del personal asignado para aplicarla, con una visión de género y no de riesgo, teniendo en cuenta los estilos de vida y limitaciones propias de la dinámica de cada lugar de trabajo. …

  7. Guía de Medidas Universales de Bioseguridad

    Esta guía está destinada a proteger al personal de salud como objetivo principal, reforzando, mejorando, y asegurando el cumplimiento de las precauciones estándar, sirviendo como un instrumento de apoyo en las acciones que realiza todo el personal de los servicios de salud del primero, segundo y tercer nivel de atención minimizando los riesgos de exposición a sangre y fluidos corporales provenientes de las personas a quienes se les brinda la atención. …

  8. Ensuring quality: Ministry of Education and NGOs responding to the AIDS pandemic

    In a comprehensive approach, the education sector uses all means at its disposal to promote and protect the health of learners and staff and to mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS on the system itself. …

  9. Guidance brief: HIV interventions for young people in the workplace

    This Brief has been developed by the Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on HIV and Young People to assist United Nations Country Teams (UNCT) and UN Theme Groups on HIV/AIDS in providing guidance to their staffs, governments, donors and civil society on effective HIV interventions for young people in workplace settings. It is part of a series of seven global Guidance Briefs that focus on HIV prevention, treatment, care and support interventions for young people that can be delivered through different settings for a range of target groups.

  10. Infecciones de transmisión sexual: Marco de referencia para la prevención, atención y control de las ITS y herramientas para su implementación

    El interés mundial por la prevención del VIH brinda una oportunidad a los trabajadores de salud para que controlen eficazmente otras ITS. En la planificación de los servicios de prevención y atención es importante entender que el VIH y otras ITS a menudo se transmiten de la misma manera y que el tratamiento de las ITS puede reducir la incidencia del VIH. Por lo tanto, existe la oportunidad de abordar ambas por medio de intervenciones de prevención primaria y de integrar estrategias secundarias de control de las ITS en los servicios de salud de primer nivel. …

  11. Joint ILO/WHO guidelines on health services and HIV/AIDS

    The purpose of these guidelines is to promote the sound management of HIV/AIDS in health services, including the prevention of occupational exposure. Furthermore, the purpose is to ensure that health-care workers have decent, safe and healthy working conditions, while ensuring effective care that respects the needs and rights of patients, especially those living with HIV/AIDS. …

  12. Workplace action on HIV/AIDS: How to access funds at country level

    Workplace action on HIV/AIDS: how to access funds at country level aims to help the ILO tripartite constituents find resources to help them implement and sustain workplace action on HIV/AIDS.

  13. Workplace HIV/AIDS Programs: An action guide for managers

    An Action Guide for Managers provides practical steps for developing and implementing workplace prevention and care programs that will serve both employees and managers.The guide is designed for use by companies' human resources managers, medical officers and union representatives.Users will find guidance in assessing the real and potential impact of HIV/AIDS on their company, in developing an HIV/AIDS policy to cover the workplace and on designing and implementing HIV/AIDS prevention and care programs for the workplace.The guide includes a series of checklists to aid in decision-making about  …

  14. Tackling HIV/AIDS Stigma: Guidelines for the workplace

    These guidelines were developed to provide people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA), HIV/AIDS co-ordinators and managers within a workplace setting with practical and user-friendly recommendations on how to create a HIV/AIDS-friendly environment in an appropriate and effective manner. Although the research was conducted in a government workplace, it is believed that many of the recommendations are relevant in other workplace settings. Additional sets of guidelines are available for the faith and PLHA sectors. …

  15. Promising Practice of Stigma-mitigation Efforts from across South Africa. Reflections from: faith-based organisations, the workplace and people living with HIV/AIDS who interact with the media

    Promising practices from the three focus areas have a crucial role to play in offering leadership, vision, direction and inspiration in stigma mitigation. Faith-based organisations are important institutions in shaping values and attitudes to vulnerable people in society as well as developing appropriate and compassionate responses to social challenges. Government departments, both as employers of large numbers of South Africans and as providers of services to the population at large, are able to model exemplary policies and programmes around HIV/AIDS stigma. …

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