Rapid review of the selected retailers in implementing HIV and AIDS workplace and outreach programme

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2014
TITLE AUTHOR(S): N.Phaswana-Mafuya, W.Chirinda, B.Maseko, Z.Kose, D.Tassiopoulos, C.Yah, R.Zahn
KEYWORDS: HIV TESTING AND COUNSELLING (HTC), HIV/AIDS, WORKPLACE
DEPARTMENT: Social Aspects of Public Health (SAPH)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 8507

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to conduct a rapid review of the existing HIV and AIDS Wellness Workplace and Community Outreach programmes (workplace responses) among selected retailers with a view to ensuring that the sector efforts were documented, promoted, supported and were possibly improved upon. The objectives of this study were to: * Review literature on workplace responses in the retail industry, their alignment to national frameworks and existing UN support for HIV * Explore the nature of existing workplace responses currently being implemented by the selected Retailers * Describe perceived successes and good practices of workplace responses in contributing to good outcomes. *Make propositions and recommendations to guide the development of effective model to address HIV in the Retail Sector.