Positively AliveGetting to Zero World AIDS DAY 1 December 2011
Responsibility for Employee WellnessWho is responsible for employee wellness? HR practitioners respond? Wellness Champion? Wellness Manage?
Human Rights Violations in the Workplace are an Obstacle to Universal AccessCREATE – AN ENVIRONMENT WITH ZERO INCIDENCE
Provide the Means to Getting to Zero TolleranceTHE FOUNDATION: Wellness Policy HIV/AIDS Policy Health and Safety Policy Leave Policy, Sick leave and other HR PoliciesTHE TOOLS: Wellness Manager Champions of Wellness Programme Treatment - HIV/AIDS Management Programme (Medical Aid) Employee Assistance Programme Medical Care / Medical Assessments
State of the HIV/AIDS EpidemicAt the end of 2010, an estimated 34 million people[31.6 million–35.2 million] were living with HIVworldwide, up 17% from 2001.
SOUTH AFRICA – IS AYOBASupporting pregnant women SA Now provides an estimated 95% of eligible women with antiretrovirals to prevent new HIV infections among children, up from 57% coverage in 2007.
The Theme for World AIDS Day 2011 is Getting to ZeroAfter 30 years of the global fightagainst HIV/AIDS, this year theglobal community has committed tofocusing on achieving 3 targets:• Zero new HIV infections.• Zero discrimination.• Zero AIDS-related deaths. AIDS-
SUB-SHARAN AFRICA, HIV PrevalenceRemains the region most heavily affectedby HIV.In 2010, Accounted for 68% of all peopleliving with HIV, in a region with only 12% ofthe global population.Accounted for 70% of new HIV infections in2010South Africa having more people living withHIV (an estimated 5.6 million) than anyother country in the world
SUB-SHARAN AFRICA, AIDS DeathsAlmost half of the deaths from AIDS-related illnesses in 2010 occurred inSouthern Africa.AIDS has claimed at least one million livesannually in sub-Saharan Africa since 1998.Since then, however, AIDS-related deathshave steadily decreased, as freeantiretroviral therapy has become morewidely available in the region.
SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. New InfectionsThe total number of new HIVinfections in Sub-Saharan Africa hasdropped by more than 26%, down to1.9 million [1.7 million–2.1 million]from the estimated 2.6 million [2.4million–2.8 million] at the height of theepidemic in 1997.
SOUTH AFRICA – IS AYOBARefentse Model for Post-Rape Care a multisectoral approach to post-rape care. Integrating services in SA reduce delays in accessing PEP and collecting medical evidence for legal purposes, improves access to care, the quality of clinical history and examinations, provides pregnancy testing and emergency contraception; STI treatment; HIV counselling and testing; trauma counselling, and referrals.
SOUTH AFRICA – IS AYOBASouth Africa boosts collaborative TB/HIV care -2010 210 000 people with tuberculosis were tested for HIV in + 60% were identified as HIV-positive. 60% of 3.9 million people in HIV care, screened for TB, with 12% given TB preventive therapy. The HIV counselling and testing campaign (included tuberculosis screening), 760 000 people with HIV being screened for TB, of which120 000 were provided with preventive therapy
SA Statistics Released on 29 Dec 2011 for 2010 for SA by Health Minister HIV antenatal prevalence 30.2% which is the same as was in 2005 but is slightly up from the 29.4% in 2009 HIV prevalence steady at: • 21.8% for 15 – 24 yr olds • 37.3% for 25 – 29 yr olds AYOBA ARV’s are the biggest contributing factor to the stability. SA has reached a period of stability
SA Statistics Released on 29 Dec 2011 for 2010 for SA by Health MinisterHighest regions Umgungungluvu andLlembe with 42.3%Lowest region central Karoo 8.5%1 out of every 3 women visiting antenatalclinks HIV positive.Only age group showing increase iswomen between 45 -49 yrs of age.Husband are biggest contributing factor tothe increase in prevalence in the abovecategory says health minister.
Creating an Environment that is AYOBAReducing the burden of HIV/AIDS by providing: Consistent application of workplace policies with resources aimed at… Eliminating stigma and discrimination. Through an integrated and holistic employee wellness and assistance programme ... Is Providing access to TREATMENT / CARE which… Is reducing the incidence of new infections and achieving the international goals of … GETTING TO ZERO Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths AIDS-
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