ILO-Apindo team up to promote innovative campaign on HIV prevention at workplace

Four winning video blogs (vlogs) on non-discriminatory policy and HIV prevention at workplace were announced by the ILO and the Indonesian Employers’ Association (Apindo) to inspire more companies combating stigma and discrimination against HIV with innovative campaign using vlog.

News | Jakarta, Indonesia | 15 December 2020
Four winning video blogs (vlogs) on non-discriminatory policy and HIV prevention programme at workplace were announced on 11 December at a virtual announcement ceremony titled “Promoting HIV Prevention Programme through Innovative Approach at Workplace”. The winning announcement was officially given by Michiko Miyamoto, Country Director of the ILO in Indonesia and Rima Melati, representative of the Indonesian Employers’ Association (Apindo).

The competition was jointly held by the ILO and Apindo, aimed to eliminate stigma and discrimination against people with HIV and to promote HIV prevention programme at workplace. The participating companies represented the HIV high-risk working sector such as construction, transportation, mining, oil and gas as well as manufacturing.."

The competition was jointly held by the ILO and Apindo, aimed to eliminate stigma and discrimination against people with HIV and to promote HIV prevention programme at workplace. Prior to the competition, 30 participants joined a one-day training on the making of a video blog effectively and interestingly. The participating companies represented the HIV high-risk working sector such as construction, transportation, mining, oil and gas as well as manufacturing.

“The ILO hopes to inspire more companies to conduct an innovative campaign. A campaign in the format of video blog or vlog, widely disseminated through social media, can reach out to more young workers. They play an important role to fight challenges of the future of work, including the fight against discrimination and stigma for people with HIV,” said Michiko.

Meanwhile, Rima Melati, representative of Apindo, emphasized the importance of knowledge to fight stigma and discrimination against HIV/AIDS. “Apindo fully supports this innovative initiative. We need to make the best use of technology as a mean to reach out millennials considering the rising number of HIV cases in productive age of 15-24 years old,” she said. 

The winning vlogs

 
First winner – Equal by Bahrudin Lubis and Ruby Silica Putri, PT Adis Dimension Footwear


Second winner – Making Peace with You by Arif Setiawan and Rama Putra Effendi, PT Gajah Tunggal Tbk


Third winner - Office Room by Yuarnanto Adhi Wicaksono and Danan Wahyu Sumirat, PT Transportasi Gas Indonesia


Favorite winner - STOP Discriminating People with HIV/AIDS by Nur Rizki Aprilianda dan Riza Handoko, PT PGAS Solution