1. Recommendation concerning HIV and AIDS and the World of Work, 2010 (No. 200)

    - The new labour standard is the first human rights instrument to focus on HIV and AIDS in the world of work, and was adopted - by an overwhelming majority - by governments, employers’ and workers’ representatives from ILO member States at the International Labour Conference in June 2010.

  2. The ILO Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work

    - The code provides invaluable practical guidance to policy-makers, employers’ and workers’ organizations and other social partners for formulating and implementing appropriate workplace policy, prevention and care programmes, and for establishing strategies to address workers in the informal sector. ..

  3. Implementing the ILO code of practice on HIV/AIDS and the world of work. An education and training manual

    A valuable educational and training tool, this comprehensive manual offers practical guidance for formulating viable policies and programmes to combat HIV/AIDS in the world of work. ...

  1. Report of the Director-General - First Supplementary Report: Global Action Plan to promote implementation of the HIV and AIDS Recommendation, 2010 (No. 200)

    The Global Action Plan sets out the actions proposed to be taken by the Office in providing technical and advisory support to the constituents to assist them in giving effect to Recommendation No. 200.


  1. Corporate brochure on ILO Programme on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work

    15 March 2012

    Prevent HIV, Protect Human Rights at Work

  2. The integrated approach - Handbook on HIV/TB integration at the Workplace

    30 January 2012

    The ILO with financial support from OFID collaborated with the Kenya National AIDS Coordinating Council and developed this booklet to provide guidance on integrating HIV and TB interventions in workplaces.

  3. HIV and Social Protection Guidance Note

    15 January 2012

    This guidance note by UNAIDS summarises information on HIV-sensitive social protection, sets out key principles to provide a strong foundation for programming, and describes the potential of social protection to advance HIV prevention, treatment, care and support outcomes.


  1. A step by step approach - Integrating TB into HIV workplace programmes

    01 December 2011

    This ILO step-by-step guide to integrate TB in HIV workplace programmes is a practical tool to promote early detection and treatment for people with HIV-TB co-infections through their workplace.

  2. Report and analysis of the survey: "A truck driver's life: working conditions and sexual health" - HIV and long-distance transport in Paraguay

    01 December 2011

    The present survey, entitled “A truck driver’s life: Working conditions and sexual health”, in which 279 truck (goods transport) drivers and 58 long-distance (passenger transport) drivers participated, was conducted in seven cities throughout Paraguay during the months of April and May 2010.

  3. Prevent HIV, Protect Human Rights at Work in the Caribbean

    01 December 2011

    The ILO is engaging the workforce in the Caribbean in action aimed at getting to zero new infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. The ILO supports the tripartite partners - governments, employers' and workers' organizations and their members - as well as Persons Living with HIV (PLHIV) to establish human rights frameworks for the workplace, to enhance capacity to implement HIV workplace responses and to reduce occupational risk of HIV transmission.

  4. Prevent HIV, Protect Human Rights at Work in Africa

    10 October 2011

    Tailoring its response to HIV/AIDS to country-specific needs, the ILO in Africa aims to protect human rights at work, and to strengthen HIV prevention, social protection programmes and employment opportunities, focusing on workers who are most at risk in key economic sectors in the formal as well as the informal economy.

  5. Guide to mainstreaming gender in workplace responses to HIV and AIDS

    01 October 2011

    This tool is intended to provide guidance on mainstreaming gender in world of work-related initiatives addressing HIV. It is designed for a wide range of stakeholders, especially ILO constituents – governments, and employers' and workers' organizations – as well as ILO staff and partners.

  6. Guidelines on HIV and AIDS for the postal sector

    01 October 2011

    The International Labour Office (ILO), through its Programme on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work (ILO/AIDS) and the Sectoral Activities Department (SECTOR), in collaboration with the Universal Postal Union (UPU) and UNI Global Union (formerly Union Network International) have contributed to the formulation of the present Guidelines on HIV and AIDS and the postal sector and participated in the implementation of the first phase of the campaign in the following seven selected pilot countries: Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, China, Estonia, Mali and Nigeria.

  7. Positive workers write!

    15 September 2011

    The origin of this book dates back to 2009, when the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) invited the ILO to participate in a regional meeting of trade union delegates on HIV and the workplace, held in Singapore.

  8. Prevent HIV, Protect human rights at work: Reaching workers and key populations in Asia and the Pacific

    25 August 2011

  9. An HIV/AIDS Workplace Policy for the Education Sector in the Caribbean

    09 July 2011

  10. Leaflet on Recommendation (No. 200): Prevent HIV, Protect Human Rights

    16 June 2011

  11. A Guidance Note: How Best to Develop a National Policy on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work

    09 June 2011

    The HIV and AIDS Recommendation, 2010 (No. 200) - calls on ILO member States to develop, in consultation with organizations of employers and workers, national policies and programmes on HIV and AIDS and the world of work, where these do not already exist. If a national policy and programme has already been developed, member States are invited to consider revising these in light of the adoption of R.200.

  12. ILO thematic update - HIV doesn’t stop at borders: A human rights approach to protect migrant and cross-border workers

    09 June 2011

    Migration and mobility are not factors for HIV transmission, however, the migration process itself, as well as precarious working and living conditions that migrant workers often experience while separated from their families, may expose them to associated risks. Most of them have little or no access to social protection and health services. ILO/AIDS programmes cover international as well as internal migrant and mobile workers.

  13. Opportunity in Crisis: Preventing HIV from early adolescence to young adulthood (Report overview)

    01 June 2011

  14. Opportunity in Crisis: Preventing HIV from early adolescence to young adulthood (factsheet)

    01 June 2011

  15. Opportunity in Crisis: Preventing HIV from early adolescence to young adulthood

    01 June 2011

    This joint report by ILO, UNAIDS, UNICEF, UNESCO, UNFPA, WHO and the World Bank, provides an overview of the State of the epidemic among young people. It includes individual testimonies, the latest statistics and analysis on very young adolescents (10-14), older adolescents (15-19), young adults (20-24) and young people living with HIV. The report outlines opportunities for action to ensure the protection of these young people and to achieve the global targets for an AIDS- free generation.

  16. Discrimination against People Living with HIV within Healthcare Settings in China

    17 May 2011

    In order to identify the key factors behind differential access and treatment of people living with HIV to medical services, the STD and AIDS Prevention and Control Center of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCAIDS) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) undertook a joint qualitative research project in August 2010. In-depth interviews were conducted with 20 medical professionals from four designated HIV hospitals and seven non-designated hospitals in five provinces (Henan, Beijing, Guangxi, Yunnan and Gansu). Based on the interview responses and related documents, this report describes the current state of discrimination by medical institutions against people living with HIV, analyses the underlying factors behind this discrimination and provides a set of policy recommendations designed to better protect the medical rights of people living with HIV.

  17. Toolkit for Trade Unions on HIV and AIDS Guide

    19 April 2011

    There is already a huge amount of literature about HIV and AIDS. Do we need one more toolkit? There is growing recognition that the world of work is a vital entry point for the achievement of universal access.