impact of hiv aids in the mining industry

HIV/AIDS Affecting Mining Industry Worldwide, Reuters ...

Jul 12, 2007  HIV/AIDS Affecting Mining Industry Worldwide, Reuters Reports Reuters on Wednesday examined the effect of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on the mining industry. According to some officials, HIV/AIDS is ...

Skills under threat: the case of HIV/AIDS in the mining ...

Jun 22, 2006  This paper examines the impact of HIV/AIDS on the productive labour force and management responses. It forms part of the findings of data gathered in 2001 in the mining industry in Zimbabwe, to examine factors affecting management responses to HIV/AIDS in the mine sites. Zimbabwe is a country with a complex historical legacy of mine labour.

The Impact of HIV/AIDS on the South African Mining Industry

The Impact of HIV/AIDS on the South African Mining Industry Izak Fourie CEO and Senior Consultant, The Health Monitor Company I will give you some insight into HIV/AIDS as a disease and its pathogenesis; some figures on the South African epidemic and the general epidemic; a

THE IMPACT OF HIV/AIDS ON THE MINING SECTOR IN

It appears as if few large-scale surveys on the impact of HIV/AIDS on business and mining in particular in South Africa have been conducted. SURVEY METHODOLOGY This section of the report provides an overview of the methodology that was used to conduct the 2004 survey on the impact of HIV/AIDS on the mining sector in South Africa4.

Skills under threat: the case of HIV/AIDS in the mining ...

Jun 22, 2006  This paper examines the impact of HIV/AIDS on the productive labour force and management responses. It forms part of the findings of data gathered in 2001 in the mining industry in Zimbabwe, to examine factors affecting management responses to HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS Affecting Mining Industry Worldwide, Reuters ...

Jul 12, 2007  HIV/AIDS Affecting Mining Industry Worldwide, Reuters Reports Reuters on Wednesday examined the effect of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on the mining industry. According to some officials, HIV/AIDS

Skills under threat: the case of HIVAIDS in the mining ...

Downloadable! The Zimbabwe mining industry is currently battling to arrest further spread of the HIVAIDS crisis in workplaces, especially its impact on labour productivity. Labour in the closed community of mines has been greatly susceptible to HIVAIDS infection. The current AIDS

impact of HIV - WHO

The HIV/AIDS impacts on the health workforce and health systems are an added insult to the already fragile health systems in developing countries which are characterized by poor infrastructure,

The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods ...

Mar 26, 2002  The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods and the environment in the forested areas ... AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome CAPAM Small-scale Mining Support Framework Unit ... including HIV/AIDS

IV. IMPACT ON FIRMS - United Nations

Figure 9. Conceptual framework for the socio-economic impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on firms HIV/AIDS in the workplace Source: UNAIDS, Global Business Council on HIV/AIDS and Prince of

Economic impact of HIV/AIDS - Wikipedia

HIV/AIDS affects economic growth by reducing the availability of human capital. Without proper prevention, nutrition, health care and medicine that is available in developing countries, large numbers of people are falling victim to AIDS.. People living with HIV/AIDS

III. Socio-Economic Impacts of HIV/AIDS

Feb 16, 2001  AIDS, while continuing to be an important health issue, has evolved into a complex social and economic emergency. HIV primarily affects young adults, cutting a broad path through society's

HIV/AIDS WORKPLACE: HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

HIV is having an increasingly serious impact on personal lives, society, and the economy. In 1997 alone, over 5.8 million people became newly infected with the HIV virus, amounting to 16,000 new ...

Impact of HIV/AIDS to the tourism sector human resources ...

Statistics 2007). The study investigated the impacts of HIV/AIDS on the tourism sector’s Human Resources and the following specific objectives were used in guiding the study, namely: a) Establishing the specific human resource impacts of HIV/AIDS to the tourism industry

HIV/AIDS Affecting Mining Industry Worldwide, Reuters Reports

Jul 12, 2007  Reuters on Wednesday examined the effect of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on the mining industry. According to some officials, HIV/AIDS is "hampering operations" of mining companies worldwide during a period of "booming demand for minerals." Many officials cite the HIV prevalence among commercial sex workers in remote mining sites as a primary mode of ...

HIV/AIDS Affecting Mining Industry Worldwide, Reuters ...

Jul 12, 2007  HIV/AIDS Affecting Mining Industry Worldwide, Reuters Reports Reuters on Wednesday examined the effect of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on the mining industry. According to some officials, HIV/AIDS is ...

HIV/Aids still a major challenge in SA mining

“A lot of time and effort have been put into HIV/Aids programmes,” says Balfour-Kaipa. “As a result, there is a higher rate of people who know their HIV/Aids status in the mining industry ...

Skills under threat: the case of HIV / AIDS in the Mining ...

The Zimbabwe mining industry is currently battling to arrest further spread of the HIVAIDS crisis in workplaces, especially its impact on labour productivity. Labour in the closed community of mines has been greatly susceptible to HIVAIDS infection. The current AIDS incidence in the mine sites is estimated at a weighted average of 15 per cent amongst miners, with the largest category of ...

(PDF) Mines, migration and HIV/AIDS in southern Africa

mining sector have a higher probability of being HIV positive and if women, with a partner employed in the mines, are at higher risk of being infected with H IV. Second, we test whether

GOAL TO REDUCE THE IMPACT OF TB, HIV, OLDS AND NCDS

also been addressing the HIV/AIDS challenge in South Africa and southern Africa. Throughout this period, the focus has been on prevention initiatives, counselling, testing and treatment for employees, and various services for community members in mining and labour-sending areas, where possible. Companies in the mining industry took

VIII. IMPACT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH

VIII. IMPACT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH A. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE IMPACT OF HIV/AIDS ON ECONOMIC GROWTH The impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on the economy has been a concern since the beginning of ...

4. Impact of HIV/AIDS on agriculture

The impact of HIV/AIDS on fishing can, first and foremost, be appreciated by examining the basic characteristics of household members involved in fishing in the lake. 4.1. Impact of HIV/AIDS on crop farming. The impact of HIV/AIDS on the agricultural sector is quite visible in districts that have been hard hit by the epidemic.

HIV/AIDS in the South African construction industry ...

HIV/AIDS is a pandemic with serious implications for South Africa in general, and the South African construction industry in particular. It is the single largest cause of death in South Africa.

Impact of HIV/AIDS to the tourism sector human resources ...

Statistics 2007). The study investigated the impacts of HIV/AIDS on the tourism sector’s Human Resources and the following specific objectives were used in guiding the study, namely: a) Establishing the specific human resource impacts of HIV/AIDS to the tourism industry

Mines, Migration and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

The HIV/AIDS pandemic is one of the greatest challenges facing Africa. According to UNAIDS (2009a), in 2008, 22.4 million people were infected with HIV/AIDS in Sub–Saharan Africa (about 67 percent of the world total), 1.4 million died from the virus, and approximately 1.9 million became newly infected.

HIV, Aids and TB in South African Mines Department of ...

Following the adoption of targets and recommendations on TB and HIV by the sector in 2011, the Department of Mineral Resources spearheaded the compilation of a national report on TB and HIV/AIDS in the mining industry. In 2013, the Chief Inspector of Mines issued an instruction to mines to complete the DMR 164, a reporting template for TB and HIV.

HIV/AIDS in the transport sector of southern Africa ...

The impact of HIV/AIDS on the region is therefore a major cause for concern. Using a method of triangulation, we used the findings of a comprehensive literature review, a stakeholder questionnaire and a United Nations regional workshop to take stock of the existing evidence linking HIV/AIDS to

ICMM Good Practice Guidance on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria

Combined, therefore, the impact of these three diseases can be severe. In the context of the significant exposure of the mining and metals industry to HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria, and in light of the association between these three diseases, ...