Good practices

Voluntary Counselling and HIV Testing for workers (VCT@WORK)
Addressing TB and HIV in the world of work
Strengthening national policy and legal environments
Building Public-Private-Partnerships
Supporting enterprises' HIV policies and programmes
Sustaining livelihoods through working skills and entrepreneurship


  1. What’s it like to get tested for HIV at work?

    05 May 2015

    Voluntary testing and counselling for HIV is a proven strategy for combating the virus. But what's it like to take the test at work?

  2. © AFP/Hector Mata 2020

    Farm workers walk a fine line between exploitation and forced labour

    26 March 2015

    The Head of ILO's Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour, Beate Andrees, writes about the new documentary "Food Chains", produced by actress Eva Longoria about the conditions of farmer workers in the United States.

  3. © Lydie Nesvabda 2020

    Can cooperatives deliver more jobs and greater social inclusion in a changing world of work?

    18 February 2015

  4. The SMART way to show your love on Valentine’s Day

    13 February 2015


  1. © Peter Caton 2020

    Cambodia takes first crucial step towards protecting entertainment workers

    10 November 2014

    New ground-breaking regulation for entertainment workers in Cambodia marks the first attempt in the region to reduce widespread stigma and discrimination in the sector.

  2. © TANG CHHIN SOTHY / AFP 2020

    Pills and condoms aren’t enough to beat AIDS

    18 July 2014

    The fight against HIV/AIDS has entered a new phase, according to Senior ILOAIDS Specialist Afsar Syed Mohammad, who underlines the critical importance of removing barriers to treatment while protecting the rights of people living with HIV.

  3. © Ishara S.Kodikara / AFP 2020

    Bold move in Sri Lanka lets people with HIV get health coverage

    07 July 2014

    For the first time, leading insurance firms in Sri Lanka will cover HIV-related medical costs. The move – spearheaded by the ILO – means increased access to treatment and a better quality of life for HIV-positive patients and their families.


  1. Backing young entrepreneurs in Malawi helps reduce HIV risk

    12 July 2013

    How an ILO programme in Malawi supports hundreds of young people facing high risks of HIV infection to become entrepreneurs.

  2. © KyleEJohnson / Flickr 2020

    Indigenous communities take their place in the HIV battle

    16 April 2013

    The ILO and indigenous communities in Chile team up to battle discrimination and implement HIV guidelines in the transport sector.

  3. Getting across the message on male circumcision and HIV in the workplace

    14 March 2013

    Many Swazi men have decided to get circumcised to reduce their risk of contracting HIV, after attending workplace information sessions organised by the ILO.