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. Knowledge, attitudes and practices on HIV and AIDS among manufacturing industry workers in Honduras

    01 October 2012

    This study was conducted by the ILO and the UNAH-VS, in partnership with UNAIDS, the Honduran Manufacturers Association and ASONAPVSIDAH. The objective is to identify the level of knowledge, attitudes, and practices relative to HIV and AIDS among the workers of six companies in the manufacturing industry located in Villanueva and Choloma of the Cortés Region.

  2. Knowledge, attitudes and practices on HIV and AIDS among national port authority and dock workers in Honduras

    01 October 2012

    This study was conducted by the ILO, with the support of the OFID, in collaboration with UNAH-VS, UNAIDS, ENP, SITRAENP, and ASONAPVSIDAH. The objective is to ascertain the level of knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding HIV and AIDS among the workforce of the National Port Authority (ENP), and the dock workers employed at Puerto Cortés.

  3. Cooperative Enterprises Build A Better World

    01 August 2012

    This publication highlights COOPAFRICA’s contribution to the revival of African cooperative enterprises and their roles in fostering equity, empowerment, decent work, and secure livelihoods, including reducing members’ vulnerability to HIV/AIDS, empowering women and men to make healthy choices, and supporting the development of small businesses by HIV-positive women and men.

  4. Desk review of research on HIV/AIDS in the world of work

    31 July 2012

    This desk review was conducted by ILO/AIDS as part of the Inter-Agency Task Team on HIV workplace policies/programmes and private sector engagement (IATT/WPPS). It is based primarily on the research documents shared by the IATT members, covering vulnerability studies, stigma and discrimination studies, impact and cost-benefit studies.

  5. HIV prevention, treatment and care in prisons and other closed settings: a comprehensive package of interventions

    26 July 2012

    This policy brief by UNODC, ILO and UNDP was launched at the Washington XIX International AIDS Conference, to underline the urgency of developing national AIDS responses that include people in prisons.

  6. Evidence Brief on Stigma and Discrimination at Work: Findings from the PLHIV Stigma Index

    01 July 2012

    This evidence brief, prepared by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), with support from the ILO Programme on HIV/AIDS and the world of work (ILO/AIDS), provides a snapshot of the extent and impact of HIV-related stigma and discrimination in the workplace. The brief is based on findings from the PLHIV Stigma Index in nine countries across the globe.

  7. Combination Prevention in action: Making a difference in Mozambique

    05 June 2012

    As UNAIDS meets to discuss the importance of combination prevention, the ILO’s HIV/AIDS programme in Mozambique shows how the workplace can engage people at all levels making valuable contributions to achieve national objectives.

  8. HIV and AIDS: Guide for tourism sector

    01 June 2012

    The present Guide is a compilation of a range of resources – including tools and information – that can be used by the different players in the tourism sector to help slow the spread of the AIDS virus. This Guide will also give effect to the provisions of Recommendation No. 200, recalling the specific and important role of employers’ and workers’ organizations in promoting and supporting sectoral, national and international efforts in response to HIV and AIDS and tuberculosis (TB).

  9. ILO Jakarta newsletter - Protecting Workers and the World of Business from HIV and AIDS

    03 May 2012

    The government, businesses and workers pledged to promote HIV and AIDS awareness in the workplace in a bid to tackle the high prevalence of the disease among workers.

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

    15 March 2012

    Prevent HIV, Protect Human Rights at Work

  11. 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.

  12. 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