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Legal aspects of HIV/AIDS at the workplace in Botswana and South Africa

Oagile Key Dingake

Legal aspects of HIV/AIDS at the workplace in Botswana and South Africa

by Oagile Key Dingake

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Published by Pula Press in Gaborone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- Botswana,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- South Africa,
  • HIV-positive persons -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- Botswana,
  • HIV-positive persons -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- South Africa,
  • Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- Botswana,
  • Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- South Africa

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOagile Bethuel Key Dingake.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA643.86.B55 D56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p. ;
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23633310M
    ISBN 109991245626
    ISBN 109789991245621
    LC Control Number2009319342

    About 3% of the South African workforce - or about people -could have full-blown Aids by , Department of Labour guidelines on HIV/Aids have forecast. Stigma & discrimination on HIV/AIDS is a complicated and multifaceted phenomenon, so that they can occur everywhere such as in the family, the community, the school, the workplace and health care settings in Botswana. HIV/AIDS related stigma & discrimination are rooted in the fear of contagion resulting from.

    An overview of HIV/AIDS workplace policies and programmes in southern Africa. Mahajan AP(1), Colvin M, Rudatsikira JB, Ettl D. Author information: (1)UCLA Program in Global Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California , USA. [email protected] by: ELEMENTS OF HIV/AIDS WORKPLACE POLICIES UPDATED JUNE 1. RECOGNITION OF HIV/AIDS AS A WORKPLACE ISSUE HIV/AIDS is a workplace issue because it affects workers and enterprises by increasing labor costs and reducing productivity. The ILO calculated that employment growth forfeited due to HIV/AIDS amounts to an File Size: KB.

    South Africa, it is estimated that HIV prevalence rates would peak at 13,1% among health workers (ING Barings, ). Kalyegira ( 2) indicates that one in five South African nurses are HIV positive. Furthermore, healthcare workers take care of patients with HIV-related illnesses and run the risk of becoming infected (Hall, ).   In –, the HIV prevalence among males and females aged 15–49 years in east, west, and central Africa was % and %, % and %, and % and %, respectively.2 During the same period, HIV prevalence among males and females in Botswana was % and %, respectively.2 Botswana’s HIV/AIDS epidemic is substantial in Cited by:


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Legal aspects of HIV/AIDS at the workplace in Botswana and South Africa by Oagile Key Dingake Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book titled 'Legal aspects of HIV/AIDS at the workplace in Botswana and South Africa' is published by Pula Press.

Mbere said Dingake's book could be of. The effective management of HIV/AIDS in the workplace requires an integrated strategy that includes, amongst others, the following elements: An understanding and assessment of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the workplace; and.

Long and short term measures to deal with and reduce this impact, including: i. REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA National Policy on HIV/AIDS and Employment 7 It is recognized that HIV and AIDS affects everyone, including every workplace where it causes prolonged illness, absenteeism and death, in the process having a debilitating impact on productivity, employeeFile Size: KB.

In his book, Legal Aspects of HIV/AIDS at the Workplace in Botswana and South Africa, Justice O B K Dingake laments that there is no specific legislation in Botswana dealing with HIV/AIDS at work, yet it is clear from the reading of some of the decisions of the Industrial Court that the impact of HIV and AIDS in the workplace has been severe.

Analysis - Some of our regular readers have written to find out whether Nigeria has a National Policy on HIV/AIDS.

The answer is: yes. After the response to the question, it. Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health Research Programme A comparative analysis of the financing of HIV/AIDS programmes in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe Oagile Key Dingake has written: 'Legal aspects of HIV/AIDS at the workplace in Botswana and South Africa' -- subject(s): Law and legislation, Employment, Patients, AIDS (Disease), Discrimination.

Appendix Two: Examples of workplace HIV and AIDS policies 1. Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) 2. The South African Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) 3.

Placer Dome Western Areas – South Deep Mine 4. Konkola Copper Mines plc (KCM) 5. Zambian Ministry of Education (MoE) 6. Unilever South Africa Size: KB. CHAPTER 3: HIV/AIDS AND THE WORKPLACE Introduction HIV/AIDS is a global challenge which affects all countries and South Africa is no exception.

This section aims to illustrate the impact of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. This is relevant to the study because if the country is affected, employees are affected and. Botswana is experiencing one of the most severe HIV/AIDS epidemics in the national HIV prevalence rate among adults ages 15 to 49 is percent, which is the third highest in the world, behind Lesotho and Swaziland.

HIV/AIDS threatens the many developmental gains Botswana has achieved since its independence inincluding economic growth, political. the workplace is an essential element in addressing HIV/AIDS in both sectors because: People everywhere spend much of their active time at the workplace, Workplaces are structured environments where information about HIV/AIDS.

HIV/AIDS in Botswana According to statistics, Botswana is the hardest hit country in Sub-Saharan Africa by the HIV/AIDS pandemic with (PLWA Regional Estimates, ) of its people infected by the disease.

The figures indicates that there are people living with the HIV/AIDS virus in the country. This calls forFile Size: KB. Stevens et al.

(), the HIV & AIDS and STI Strategic Plan f or South Africarepresents a broad consensus for an effect ive national Author: Conrad Chibango.

HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of Africa. Although the continent is home to about percent of the world's population, more than two-thirds of the total infected worldwide – some 35 million people – were Africans, of whom 15 million have already died.

Sub-Saharan Africa alone accounted for an estimated 69 percent of all people. Books by Oagile Key Dingake. Key aspects of the constitutional law of Botswana Compare Prices. An introduction to the constitutional law of Botswana.

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AIDS (Disease)—Economic aspects—Uganda. HIV. ACHAP: Botswana's AIDS Information site This is the official site for The African Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnerships (ACHAP); a collaboration between. was interested how it is possible to conceptualize recent changes in HIV/AIDS workplace monitoring in South Africa (from identification and dismissal to HIV/AIDS management through data collection) as the chance not to develop more universal, perhaps procedurally oriented attempt to address workplace (HIV/AIDS) privacy issues.

Research Problem. The government moved a step further in addressing the issue of HIV/Aids in the workplace on Monday with the launch of the HIV/Aids Technical Assistance Guidelines.

The Guidelines, proposed by the Commission for Employment Equity and the department of labour, advises employers on how to deal with the issue of HIV/Aids in a manner that will. Request PDF | The adoption of HIV/AIDS policies and practices in businesses in Botswana: an exploratory study | This paper contributes to an under-researched area through an.

HIV/AIDS Workplace Interventions in South Africa and the United States Joel Christian Reed ABSTRACT This thesis focuses on the private sector response to the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in the Republic of South Africa (RSA) and the United States (US) in multinational businesses and corporations.

South Africa has a strong legislative framework aimed at preventing HIV-related discrimination in the workplace. Guidelines developed by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Code of Good Practice on HIV/AIDS which is linked to the Employment Equity Act (EEA) provide useful information on the content of HIV workplace policies.The Botswana Review of Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS Welcome to another edition of the Botswana Review of Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BRELA), under a new editor and editorial board.

In this issue, as the HIV and AIDS pandemic enters its fourth decade, we need to reflect on the challenges preventing significant progress in arresting new.