Commentary & Opinion
Businesses "Need to Act Now" to Prevent Spread of HIV/AIDS in Russian Workplaces, Opinion Piece Says
February 12, 2008
The "potential threat" that HIV/AIDS "poses to the strength of the private sector" in Russia is "not as high on the corporate agenda" as it "should be," Daniel Kashnitsky -- an associate at Transatlantic Partners Against AIDS and the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria -- writes in a Moscow Times opinion piece. Ignoring the spread of HIV/AIDS in Russia could "significantly hamper the ability of companies to effectively" compete in the global market, Kashnitsky writes, adding that corporations can "protect themselves" by incorporating HIV/AIDS education and prevention into workplace health care programs.
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This article was provided by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. It is a part of the publication Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report. Visit the Kaiser Family Foundation's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.