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New ILO, UNAIDS Report Examines Continuing Impact Of HIV/AIDS On Workers, Workplaces

U.N. News: HIV/AIDS still impacting work and costing billions in lost earnings — new U.N. agency report
“Outlining the economic and social toll HIV and AIDS continues to take on workers around the world, the International Labour Organization (ILO) called on Thursday for an ‘urgent effort’ to improve treatment, step up testing, and ensure healthier and more productive workplaces. Prepared in collaboration with the U.N. agency dedicated to tackling the virus, UNAIDS, The impact of HIV and AIDS on the world of work: Global estimate, examines the past and future effects of HIV epidemic, and development of antiretroviral therapy (ART), while assessing the economic and social impact on workers and their households…” (5/24).

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