The HIV epidemic in Indonesia is a matter of significant concern, with an estimated 543,100 individuals currently living with HIV, 80 percent of whom of working age as reported by the Ministry of Health in 2020. Despite ongoing efforts, the HIV/AIDS national policies and programmes in Indonesia continue to face challenges in achieving the ambitious “triple 95s” (95 percent of people living with HIV (PLHIV) know their HIV status, 95 percent of PLHIV access to ARV, 95 percent of PLHIV on ARV achieve viral load suppression) goals set to overcome the epidemic. Indeed, current achievement on the targeted percentages stands at 66-26-6 percent respectively.
In order to contribute to the HIV prevention in the workplace, the ILO carried out in the last three years several ‘innovative interventions’ including:
- Developing an online training module on HIV prevention at work;
- Integrating such module in the OSH e-platform of the Ministry of Manpower;
- Setting up an online registration tool for the ‘Company AIDS Award’;
- Documenting good practices on HIV prevention/self-screening at the company level via a dedicated publication; and
- Carrying out a survey on HIV vulnerability amongst young worker and access to social protection.