AIDS and Business (Routledge Advances in Management and by Saskia Faulk

By Saskia Faulk

The unfold of HIV/AIDS impacts companies in all sectors, all industries and all international locations. for corporations and businesses far and wide, the query isn't any longer no matter if to do so on HIV/AIDS yet which activities to take. Complete with a magnificent assortment of complex historical past and examine on HIV/AIDS and a foreword by Dr. Peter Piot, former Executive Director of UNAIDS, this volume collects case reports of managers around the globe confronted with tough HIV/AIDS-related administration judgements. AIDS and Business will fascinate the normal reader looking an knowing of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and to the complex reader seeking to enhance a extra refined realizing of the effect of the affliction. The case experiences during this quantity, set in 9 international locations, aspect the issues facing companies working in parts the place HIV/AIDS incidence is growing to be. the subjects discussed include knowing the function of social and cultural components within the unfold of HIV, the several agencies and associations battling the epidemic, designing an HIV communications crusade, HIV trying out, moral concerns, advertising ethics and CSR, condoms advertising, and designing an HIV office application. worthwhile as a source on HIV/AIDS and company, a collection of case stories, or a coaching software, this booklet includes a particular diversity of tools for learning to appreciate the epidemic, designed from a grounded and functional enterprise point of view.

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By Saskia Faulk

The unfold of HIV/AIDS impacts companies in all sectors, all industries and all international locations. for corporations and businesses far and wide, the query isn't any longer no matter if to do so on HIV/AIDS yet which activities to take. Complete with a magnificent assortment of complex historical past and examine on HIV/AIDS and a foreword by Dr. Peter Piot, former Executive Director of UNAIDS, this volume collects case reports of managers around the globe confronted with tough HIV/AIDS-related administration judgements. AIDS and Business will fascinate the normal reader looking an knowing of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and to the complex reader seeking to enhance a extra refined realizing of the effect of the affliction. The case experiences during this quantity, set in 9 international locations, aspect the issues facing companies working in parts the place HIV/AIDS incidence is growing to be. the subjects discussed include knowing the function of social and cultural components within the unfold of HIV, the several agencies and associations battling the epidemic, designing an HIV communications crusade, HIV trying out, moral concerns, advertising ethics and CSR, condoms advertising, and designing an HIV office application. worthwhile as a source on HIV/AIDS and company, a collection of case stories, or a coaching software, this booklet includes a particular diversity of tools for learning to appreciate the epidemic, designed from a grounded and functional enterprise point of view.

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Patients asked us how they could possibly explain such a thing if family members caught sight of it! We learned from that so now there are no more pill boxes. Instead we give them the antiretrovirals in their packages just like any other medicine. Fixed-dose combination therapy drugs are good because patients need only take one in the morning and one at night. Otherwise you need at least three boxes of tablets, each with a different dose, one in the morning, one at noon, one at night, one with food, one on an empty stomach .

91 Therefore, it is vital for policymakers, business leaders, HIV/AIDS advocates, and others planning HIV/AIDS interventions or communications campaigns to have an understanding of cultural and social determinants of behaviors that may foster the propagation of HIV/AIDS. A United Nations Special Session report (2006) emphasized the importance of poverty reduction, women’s empowerment and gender equality, the reduction of stigma, the promotion of respect for human rights, the improvement of social and medical infrastructure, and increased funding for communication campaigns, testing, treatment, and care.

158 Women with low levels of educational attainment are less able to negotiate protective measures and are more likely to contract HIV. Women and girls tend to be ignorant about sex due to social norms that hold sway in many cultures. In a recent survey conducted by MEASURE and UNICEF, more than half the women in many less affluent countries did not know three ways to prevent contracting HIV (UNAIDS, 2004). This was the case of more than 80 percent of women in Moldova, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. 161 The sociocultural construct of gender needs to be better understood in order to communicate with young people of both sexes in a manner that can get them internally motivated to protect themselves from HIV/AIDS.

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