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Document ID (ISN)106152
CIS number 07-33
ISBN(s) 92-2-517553-1 (Chinese); 92-2-917553-6 (Swahili)
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Title Joint ILO/WHO guidelines on health services and HIV/AIDS
Original title Mwongozo wa shirika la kazi duniani na shirika la afya duniani [in Swahili]
Youguan aizibing bingdu/aizibing he weisheng fuwu de lianhe daoze [in Chinese]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2005. xiv, 80p. Illus. Bibl. ref.
Abstract Chinese and Swahili translations of the document indexed under CIS 06-21. These guidelines aim to promote the sound management of HIV/AIDS in health services. They are intended for governments, employers, workers and others concerned with the delivery of health care. Contents: key principles of the ILO Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS and the world of work (see CIS 03-444); legal and policy framework; the health sector as a workplace and the recognition of HIV/AIDS as a workplace issue; occupational safety and health management systems (protection against infectious pathogens, safe work practices, monitoring and evaluation); exposure incident management; treatment and support; education and training; research and development. Includes an overview of international programmes and instruments and 12 fact sheets on control measures designed to protect health workers from exposure to HIV and other infectious pathogens.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; WHO; health care personnel; health services; immunodeficiency syndrome
Descriptors (secondary) plant health organization; role of employers' organizations; legal aspects; infectious diseases; infection control; care of sick workers; international agreements; translation; employee rights; glossary; data sheet; role of workers' organizations
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO; WHO
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) HIV/AIDS
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases