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Journal Articles
HIV Incidence during a Cluster-Randomized Trial of Two Strategies Providing Voluntary Counselling and Testing at the Workplace, Zimbabwe
Corbett EL, Makamure B, Cheung YB, Dauya E, Matambo R, Bandason T, Munyati SS, Mason PR, Butterworth AE, Hayes RJ. AIDS. 2007 Feb 19;21(4):483-9. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Establishing a Workplace Antiretroviral Therapy Programme in South Africa
Charalambous S, Grant AD, Day JH, Pemba L, Chaisson RE, Kruger P, Martin D, Wood R, Brink B, Churchyard GJ. AIDS Care. 2007 Jan;19(1):34-41. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Guidelines and Best Practices
Joint ILO/WHO Guidelines on Health Services and HIV/AIDS
International Labour Office, World Health Organization, June 2005. [PDF, 413K] Also in Spanish and French.
Policy Reports, Papers, and Briefs
Equality at Work: Tackling the Challenges
International Labour Organization, 2007. [PDF, 1.8MB] Also available in Arabic, French, German, Russian, and Spanish.
World Economic Outlook: Chapter I--Economic Prospects and Policy Issues
International Monetary Fund, September 2005. [PDF, 697K] (See in particular the section "Africa: How Can the Benefits of a Rising Working Age Population be Maximized?" starting on page 48.)
HIV/AIDS as a Business Issue in the Russian Federation: Understanding Why and What Should Be Done
Anton Rushakov. Transatlantic Partners Against AIDS, February 2005. [PDF, 748KK] Also in Russian.
Business and HIV/AIDS: Commitment and Action? A Global Review of the Business Response to HIV/AIDS 2004-2005
David Bloom, Lakshmi Reddy Bloom, David Steven, Mark Weston. World Economic Forum, Harvard School of Public Health, UNAIDS, January 2005.
The Old Mutual 2005 Healthcare Survey: Towards Social Health Insurance
Old Mutual Healthcare, 2005.[PDF, 2.3MB] Monitors employers' perceptions and actions in the South African healthcare industry.
Waking Up to Risk: Corporate Responses to HIV/AIDS in the Workplace
UNAIDS, UNRISD, October 1, 2003. [PDF, 476K]
The Private Sector Responds to the Epidemic: Debswana, a Global Benchmark: UNAIDS Case Study
UNAIDS, September 9, 2002. [PDF, 807K]
How Does HIV/AIDS Affect African Businesses?
USAID, December 2001. [PDF, 544K]
How Are African Businesses Responding?
USAID, December 2001. [PDF, 544K]
ILO Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS
International Labour Organization, June 2001.
Program Management Materials
Developing Workplace and Medical Benefits Policies to Support Staff with HIV
International HIV/AIDS Alliance, Draft Summary, Emerging Practice Series, February 2004.
HIV/AIDS Guide for the Mining Sector: A Resource for Developing Stakeholder Competency and Compliance in Mining Communities in Southern Africa
The Canadian International Development Agency, Golder Associates Ltd., 2004.
The Faces, Voices, and Skills Behind the GIPA Workplace Model in South Africa: UNAIDS Case Study
UNAIDS, June 2, 2002. [PDF, 822K]
SMARTWork Publications
List of resources from SMARTWork: Strategically Managing AIDS Responses Together in the Workplace.
Patient and Community Education
HIV/AIDS: It's Your Business
UNAIDS, August 2003. [PDF, 1MB]
Action Against AIDS in the Workplace: The Africa Region
UNAIDS, International Labour Organization (ILO), June 2003. [PDF, 222KB]
HIV Threatens Our Workers, Our Customers, and Our Communities...
Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Leading the Business Fight Against HIV/AIDS, January 2003. [PDF, 2.8MB]
Business Taking Action to Manage HIV/AIDS: A Selection of Business Practices Responding to HIV/AIDS in- and Outside the Asian Workplace
Asian Business Coalition on AIDS, November 2002. [PDF, 263K]
Action Against AIDS in the Workplace: The Asia-Pacific Region
UNAIDS, International Labour Organization (ILO), October 2002. [PDF, 201KB]
Global Business Coalition on HIV and AIDS
Resources for companies seeking to develop their own response to HIV/AIDS include case studies and tools for human resource managers.
International Labour Organization (ILO), HIV/AIDS and the World of Work Program
Includes numerous publications, including its newsletter, Workplace Action on HIV/AIDS, and An ILO Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work. ILO also collaborates with UNIFEM on a program integrating gender, HIV/AIDS, and the care economy. The program highlights the need to increase sources of social protection; address income insecurity; and improve access to health and basic social services that could alleviate the burden of care, especially for women.
Strategically Managing AIDS Responses Together (SMARTWork)
Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and managed by the Academy for Educational Development; provides assistance to business and labor groups so that they can respond effectively to AIDS in their workplaces. Project offices in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Nigeria, Ukraine, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe.