Voluntary Counselling and HIV Testing for workers (VCT@WORK)
- HIV self-testing at workplaces in Zimbabwe
- Reaching men under national test and treat campaign in Tanzania
- Increasing access to HIV testing and social protection in Nigeria
- Enhancing Access to HIV Testing and social protection in Kenya
- VCT@WORK in Mozambique: Multi-disease testing helps
- VCT@WORK in Ukraine's Maritime Sector
- Caring for miners: Coal India Limited promotes VCT@WORK in India
- Employers’ Organizations and Hotel Associations Promote VCT@WORK in Uganda
- Siberian Coal Energy Company leads VCT@WORK in the Russian Federation
- Voluntary HIV Counselling and Testing (VCT) at Work in Mozambique
Addressing TB and HIV in the world of work
- The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) - India
- Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) - India
Strengthening national policy and legal environments
- Ukraine adopts the National Tripartite Cooperation Strategy on HIV and AIDS in the World of Work
- National Policy on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work in India – The Rationale, Process and Lessons Learnt
- If You Want HIV Legislation, Ask Labour: How Unions and Employers Contributed to Adoption of the National AIDS Law in Paraguay
- Analysis of the Tajik Legislation: Issues Related to HIV and AIDS and the World of Work
- Integrating HIV and AIDS in Occupational Safety and Health Programmes: the Costa Rican Experience
- Capacity Building of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) for Workplace Advocacy - Experiences from India
- Economically Empowering the HIV Vulnerable Population along Transport Corridors in Tanzania
- HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment at Work in Indonesia
- Preventing HIV in Ethiopia: The Mulu Worksites Project
- Reducing HIV Vulnerability in Zambia through economic empowerment
- Strategic HIV/AIDS Response in Enterprises
- A Public-Private Partnership to economically empower HIV-vulnerable populations along transport corridors in Zimbabwe
- Multi-regional Project on Strengthening the World of Work Response on HIV and AIDS
- Public-Private Partnerships in HIV prevention and care in India
- How Much Does Business Really Bring to HIV Response? Quantifying In-Kind and Financial Contributions of the Private Sector
- Public Private Partnership in HIV Care and Support in India
- Public Private Partnership in HIV Prevention in India
- Ensuring Sustainability: The successful partnership between the private sector and the health-at-work agents in Burkina Faso
Supporting enterprises' HIV policies and programmes
- Social Mobilization for the Reduction of HIV Employment-Related Discrimination in Burkina Faso
- Mobile Shades: A Time and a Place for HIV and AIDS Education in the Daily Life of Tea Pickers, Mulanje District, Malawi
- Workplace Policies on HIV and AIDS and the Right to Non-discrimination: Pilot Initiatives in Nepal
- Meeting the challenges of HIV and AIDS workplace policies & programmes in companies with educated workforce
- Breaking the barriers: an innovative collaborative approach between the workplace and an STI clinic in Sri Lanka
- Empowering agricultural cooperatives to drive the HIV/AIDS response in rural areas
Sustaining livelihoods through working skills and entrepreneurship
- Employment Creation for People Living with HIV and AIDS: Lessons Learned from Nepal
- Improving the Social and Economic Situation of Women Vulnerable to HIV or Living with the Virus through Micro-finance in Cameroon
- Responding to the livelihood needs to PLHIV – Experiences from a pilot project in India
30 November 2012
HIV is no longer a killer but HIV stigma is. As World AIDS Day is observed on 1 December, ILO research in China, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand sheds light on the problem and suggests ways it can be addressed. By Richard Howard, Senior Specialist on HIV/AIDS, ILO Decent Work Team for East and South-East Asia and the Pacific
01 December 2011
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the ILO’s Programme on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work (ILO/AIDS). On World AIDS Day 2011, ILO Online spoke to the new Director of the ILO/AIDS programme, Mrs. Alice Ouedraogo about progress made in the last 10 years and her hopes for the future.
From Architect to Street Vendor: Discrimination at work against Persons Living with HIV in the Arab States
30 November 2011
Most Arab States do not have coherent national policies and laws designed to deal with HIV and AIDS in the workplace. They thus lack the means to prevent discrimination at work against nearly half a million of people living with HIV in the region. ILO Online reports from the capital of Jordan, Amman.
07 October 2011
While African economies have bounced back from the economic crisis, daunting challenges for the continent remain, including poverty, unemployment and underemployment. Faced with these and other major challenges, the Republic of South Africa is one of the 27 African ILO Member States that are implementing Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCPs) aimed at promoting decent work as a key component of their national development. ILO Online reports from Johannesburg, South Africa.
14 June 2011
The 100th Session of the International Labour Conference also marks one year since the adoption of ILO Recommendation No. 200 – the first international human rights instrument to focus specifically on the issue of HIV/AIDS in the world of work. The Recommendation aims to strengthen the contribution of the world of work to universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support and contains provisions on potentially life-saving prevention programmes for all groups of workers, including young workers and persons in training. This story is about "Your Health" – an innovative training course for vocational schools in Russia.
30 November 2010
In June 2010 the Government, Employer and Worker representatives that make up the International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted the first international labour standard to focus specifically on HIV and AIDS. The Recommendation concerning HIV and AIDS and the world of work 2010 (No.200) takes a rights-based approach to the pandemic and contains comprehensive measures to improve access to prevention, treatment and care, and to eliminate stigma and discrimination in the work place. On World AIDS Day 2010, ILO Online spoke to Dr. Sophia Kisting, Director of the ILO Global Programme on HIV and AIDS and the world of work, about progress made on giving effect to the Recommendation since adoption in June.
26 November 2010
The international community marks World AIDS Day again this Wednesday. It is almost thirty years since AIDS, caused by the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) first began to have a devastating effect on individual lives, workplaces and societies. Currently, about 33 million people are living with the virus globally. There are another 7,500 new cases of infection every single day. Workplaces can play a key role in the HIV response according to the first international labour standard on HIV and AIDS adopted by the ILO last June. Andrew Bibby, a London-based journalist, reports for ILO Online.
15 July 2010
On 17 June 2010, governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations (ILO constituents) made history at the 99th International Labour Conference in adopting, by an overwhelming majority, the first international human rights instrument to focus explicitly on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work. The Recommendation marks a new milestone in the international response to the pandemic, calling for the World of Work to play a significant role in preventing HIV transmission, protecting human rights at work and mitigating the impact of the pandemic at work, on local communities and the national economies. ILO Online spoke with Dr. Sophia Kisting, Director of the ILO Programme on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work (ILO/AIDS).
16 June 2010
The proposed new standard on HIV/AIDS that is under discussion at the International Labour Conference is not only the first international human rights instrument to focus explicitly on HIV/AIDS. It also contains provisions on prevention programmes and anti-discrimination measures at national and workplace levels aimed at strengthening the contribution of the world of work to HIV prevention, treatment care and support. This story demonstrates how a participatory approach and involvement of social partners allowed to create an effective HIV poster campaign in Russia.
02 June 2010