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ILO Using Workplace Strategies To Reach Those Living With, Affected By HIV

Huffington Post: On the Road to Ending HIV
Alice Ouedraogo, chief of the HIV/AIDS program at the International Labour Organization

“…The vast majority — over 90 percent — of those who are living with or are affected by HIV, either work for a living, or have links to the workplace. Through the workplace, we can reach these people, their families, and communities with HIV-related information, treatment, care, and support services. In the same way, the impact of efforts to eliminate HIV-related discrimination in the workplace environment will have a ripple effect beyond the workplace that will affect larger society…” (2/2).

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