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Deane, Kevin and Stevano, Sara and Johnston, Deborah (2018) 'Employers’ responses to the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: Revisiting the evidence.' Development Policy Review.

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Abstract

Do employers have a role to play to support people living with HIV? The literature on sub-Saharan Africa points to the existence of a positive business case that sees firms as incentivised to provide HIV-related services to HIV positive workers4. However, the evidence is narrow and incomplete, with the business case holding for a limited number of formal sector skilled workers, leaving out the majority of people living with HIV. If employers are to play a role, policy makers need to create conducive conditions for positive responses, in addition to – not in replacement of – strengthening public health care systems.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: HIV, employment, workplace programmes, discrimination, private sector
SOAS Departments & Centres: Administration and Professional Services > Governance and Compliance
Departments and Subunits > Department of Economics
ISSN: 09506764
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12380
Date Deposited: 16 May 2018 09:26
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/25867

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