Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS Honors Winners of 2004 Business Excellence Awards for Fight Against AIDS
April 22, 2004
The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS on Wednesday in Berlin awarded Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Coca-Cola Egypt, Siemens AG and Viacom International 2004 Awards for Business Excellence for the companies' work in fighting HIV/AIDS in their workplaces and communities, The Advocate reports (The Advocate, 4/22). Global mining company Anglo American received GBC's Leadership Award for its work in extending comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment to employees and local community members in partnership with loveLife, South Africa's national HIV prevention program for youth (GBC release, 4/21). LoveLife combines a sustained, high-intensity, multimedia education and awareness campaign with countrywide efforts to establish adolescent-friendly services in government clinics and a national network of community level outreach and support for youth. LoveLife is organized under the auspices of a national advisory board of leading South Africans and is implemented through a consortium of South African public health organizations in partnership with the South African government and a countrywide coalition of more than 100 locally based youth-serving organizations. LoveLife receives support from the Kaiser Family Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Anglo American, the South African government and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report, 4/7).
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