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History Of Hiv And Aids In The Workplace

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Visual AIDS

AIDS Graphics on Walls: Tracing the History of the AIDS Epidemic Through AIDS Posters

      To post something today conjures Facebook and Twitter, but when the AIDS epidemic was first coming to the attention of the world there was no widespread Internet use, and posting meant on the wall. Information to... Read more »

HIV in the Classroom: Making AIDS Activist History a Part of U.S. History

HIV in the Classroom: A Spotlight Series Do you think the general U.S. population just "got used to AIDS?" No, of course not. "It wasn't a passive process, and they weren't nice about it," recalls filmmaker Jim Hubbard; "This country had to be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ethiopia's Workplace HIV/AIDS Policy Aims to Help Employers, Employees Nationwide

Ethiopia's new HIV/AIDS workplace policy, instituted in January by the government in cooperation with the country's main employees' and employers' associations, "is expected to protect job seekers from mandatory HIV tests, while facilitating... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV+ Precautions in the Workplace

I am a veterinarian with a HIV+ technician and wondering what my obligations are for keeping the workplace safe for him. He is a very good tech and a healthy HIV+ individual. Are there any workplace standards that I should be aware of for this...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
What a great question! You really know how to make a volunteer "expert's" day. Your only concern, since you are the employer and not the person's medical provider, is making sure that everyone in the office knows how to respond... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Workplace policy in the NGO context

I am doing research on HIV/AIDS in the workplace. Specifically I am trying to identify if any NGOs are currently implementing HIV/AIDS Workplace policies similar to those in for-profits. I find it very interesting that NGOs, particularly those...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
This is a great question, and the day I read it, I also received an update from the NGO that is doing the best job I know about in this area. It isn't a US NGO. It's the Thai Business Coalition on AIDS, particularly in the person of Dr.... Read more »

impact of HIV AIDS in the workplace

What are the impacts of HIV AIDS in the workplace...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
That's a broad question. It obviously varies greatly by employer, however, regardless of what type of employer you have there are legal protections to prevent discrimination. Laws are helpful, but they don't always work in the real world,... Read more »

Thank you and research on HIV/AIDS in workplace continues

Thank you for your response about NGO's HIV/AIDS workplace policies. I will definitely check out the website that you suggested. I will be glad to share the results of my research when I finish. I noticed in your bibliography that you worked...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Yes, please do share your results! I'd be thrilled to see your findings and perhaps help someone else as a result of what you've learned. As to American Red Cross policy on training their own workers, I've been out of the organization... Read more »
Connect With Others

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles

Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

Legal/Policy Specialist HIV/AIDS in the workplace

Posted by Anonymous

The International Health Group is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Policy/Legal Specialist on an HIV/AIDS in the Workplace program. The position will involve technical oversight of up to ten overseas projects in collaboration... Read more »

Symptoms vs. testing history - what should I do?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 3 Replies
I am trying desperately to find some closure to an ongoing concern Ive had about possibly acquiring HIV. I would appreciate your advice.

In early March 2006, I had an unprotected sexual encounter with a woman whom I met in a bar. We engaged in both... Read more »

my history..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
am back again, want to write abit abt me and how i possibly got not even sure where to start but i last went for a test in july 2004, and that was negative.since then i haven't had unprotected sex, except with my ex boyfriend, who i was... Read more »