|Document ID (ISN)||104716|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0277-9536 - Social Science and Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Campbell C., Williams B.
||Beyond the biomedical and behavioural: Towards an integrated approach to HIV Prevention in the Southern African mining industry
||June 1999, Vol. 48, No.11, p.1625-1639. 34 ref.
||06-0205.pdf [in English]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=MImg&_imagekey=B6VBF-3WG3JKB-C-3&_cdi=5925&_user=1991186&_orig=search&_coverDate=06%2F30%2F1999&_qd=1&_sk=999519988&view=c&wchp=dGLbVtz-zSkWz&md5=979e5c5cf36856731a6e302d02d2a466&ie=/sdarticle.pdf [in English]
||This paper examines limitations in the response of key players in the gold mining industry in countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to the problem of HIV/AIDS. It is argued that attention was given to biomedical or behavioural prevention programmes or to human rights issues rather than to the social and developmental dimensions of HIV-transmission. A case study highlights some of the social, economic and political factors which make southern African migrant workers susceptible to HIV infection and describes an intervention in a mining community in South Africa which seeks to develop a more holistic approach to HIV/AIDS management in an industrial setting.
||Africa; gold mining; migrant workers; immunodeficiency syndrome
||South Africa; case study; role of management; role of workers' organizations; social aspects; role of government
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom; South Africa|
||Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Mines and quarries
|Broad subject area(s)
Mining and quarrying