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Guy Ryder, the ILO Director-General & Jan Beagle the Deputy Executive Director of UNAIDS on the occasion of the World AIDS Day at the ILO.
Other pictures of the event...
02 March 2015,
This publication provides guidance on the protection of human rights in the implemention of the VCT@Work initiative — Voluntary Confidential Counselling and Testing initiative for workers. The guidelines have been developed by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO), in consultation with the Inter-Agency Task Team on HIV and AIDS Workplace Policy/Programmes and Private Sector Engagement.
26 February 2015,
The ILO is part of the global movement of solidarity to end discrimination associated with HIV and AIDS. The ILO Diector-General has provided his message in support of the Zero Discrimination Day to be celebrated around the world on 1 March, reiterating the ILO's contribution through the "Getting to Zero at Work" campaign.
25 February 2015,
Ms Surekha Alles, CEO of Allianz Insurance Lanka Ltd. in Sri Lanka, feels exclusion of HIV in insurance makes no sense now. She shares the example of her company that now includes HIV and AIDS in its medical insurance policies.
19 February 2015,
As a result of the ILO’s ongoing VCT@Work initiative, as of the end of December 2014, over 1.2 million workers (58% male, 40% female and 2% other) have voluntarily undergone HIV testing.
17 February 2015,
Mr. Chandra Schaffter, Deputy Chairman of Janashakthi Insurance, Sri Lanka shares his company's example of covering HIV and encourages all insurance companies to do the same.