United Nations
Information Centre | Nepal
National Policy On HIV/AIDS In The Workplace (2007)
PDF File Size: 71 KB | Download   
A study of countries that are acutely affected from HIV/AIDS shows that the supply of workers and employees has decreased, there is a turn over of workers and employees because of frequently being ill and the knowledge, technology and experiences which workers and employees have learnt and gained are eroding. On the other hand, the demand and need for essential services to be provided to people is on rise day by day.The first case of HIV was diagnosed in Nepal in 1988. According to the statistics of the Government of Nepal, National Center for AIDS and STD Control (Ashwin 2064/ October 2007), the number of people infected by HIV in Nepal has reached 10,260, out of which 1,553 have been fully infected by HIV and 446 people have died from AIDS. In terms of age group, out of the total number of people infected by HIV, 9,512 people belong to working age (15 to 49 years of age). Similarly, out of the major vulnerable groups, 2,058 belong to the group taking narcotic substance through syringe, 2,134 housewives, 702 sex workers women, 4,733 customers of sex workers and 512 children. If efforts are not taken now to stop HIV infection from further spreading to vulnerable groups, a great portion of the population could run a risk of being infected by HIV. However, unlike other fatal diseases, HIV can be prevented fully.Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immuno-deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a serious national and international infection, which is causing negative impacts on all sectors including social, economic, employment, legal, moral and human rights sectors. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus is transmitted through unsafe sexual contact with an infected person, when infected blood and blood products are transmitted from one person to another, when needles used by an infected person are used with others and when babies are born from infected mothers or breastfed by such infected mothers. The Government of Nepal has ratified the ILO Convention against Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) (C 111), attended the Special Meeting of the United Nations on HIV/AIDS held in June 2001 and endorsed the Millennium Development Goals. The Government of Nepal, employers, workers and employees have united and expressed commitments to perform an active role in the prevention and management of HIV/AIDS in workplaces. In such a context, there is a need for a national policy designed also to implement the commitments expressed in a tripartite manner. Nepal has to formulate and implement a national policy on HIV/ AIDS in the workplace in order to prevent the Labour force from HIV infection. The Ministry of Labour and Transport Management, Government of Nepal has, therefore, formulated the National Policy relating to HIV/ AIDS in the Workplace.
Publisher:
ILO ,   (2007 )
Type / Script:
Progress Report in English
Keywords:
HIV/AIDS, HEALTH, GENDER EQUALITY, ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY, DISEASE PREVENTION, DISCRIMINATION, SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES, IMMUNOLOGIC DISEASES, VIRAL DISEASES, BLOOD SAFETY, COMMERICAL SEX WORKERS, PROTECTION, HEALTH CONDITIONS, AIDS PREVENTION, CANCER, TUBERCULOSIS
Thematic Group:
 ILO : International Labor & Labor
Thesaurus:
10.03.02  -  Diseases And Carriers Of Diseases
Reference Link:
** This document has been:
794  times viewed
2  times downloaded.
Feeder: ANG1EE12 , Editor: ALISHA THAPALIYA , Auditor:

View Document History
Related Topics
National HIV/AIDS One-year Operational Plan -(2003-2004)
Country Progress Report on HIV/AIDS Response NEPAL
The Increasing Vulnerability of Children in Nepal
New Fast-Track HIV Plan Aims to End AIDS Epidemic in Nepal, by 2030
New Fast-Track HIV Plan Aims to End AIDS Epidemic in Nepal, by 2030
2011 United Nations General Assembly Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS
Nepal HIVision 2020
Resource Inflow For The HIV & AIDS Programmes In Nepal -2010
Stigma Fuels HIV: Reporting on the Campaign in Asia and the Pacific
National Estimates Of Hiv Infections In Nepal- 2012
Joint Action for Results UNAIDS Outcome Framework (2009–2011)
New Fast-Track HIV Plan aims to end AIDS epidemic in Nepal, by 2030 Nepal launches five-year strategic HIV plan: “Nepal HIVision 2020”
Report on the First Outreach Training Workshop for Men Who Have Sex With Men in Nepal
कार्यस्थल साथी शिक्षकको लागि सहयोगी पुस्तिका
Getting to Zero in Nepal; World Aids Day
The People Living with HIV Stigma Index Nepal 2011
Mapping & Size Estimation Of Most-At-Risk-Population In Nepal-2011: Vol.1 Male Sex Workers, Transgender & Their Clients
Nepal UNGASS Country Progress Report-Nepal
Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic
National HIV Testing and Treatment Guidelines 2017
Nepal Country Progress Report 2012 -(To contribute to Global AIDS Response Progress Report 2012)
UN Inter-agency HIV/AIDS Assessment Mission Conducted Among Conflict-affected Populations and Displaced Persons in Nepal
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2002
A Survey of Teenagers in Nepal
Children and AIDS Fifth Stocktaking Report
Regional Fact Sheet 2012
HIV Monitoring and Evaluation System Strengthening (MESS) Workshop Report 2011
NATIONAL ESTIMATES OF ADULT HIV INFECTIONS NEPAL 2005
Getting To Zero: World AIDS Day
Halting And Reversing The HIV Epidemic In The South-East Asia Region – Getting It Right
Universal Access To HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support: Review Report 2010
A PROFILE OF ADOLESCENT GIRLS IN NEPAL NEPAL MICS 2014 FURTHER ANALYSIS REPORT ON ADOLESCENTS
Understanding HIV and AIDS
UN Cares Nepal
New UNAIDS Report Shows HIV Epidemic at Critical Juncture in Asia-Pacific Region
Prevention Of Transmission Of HIV Among Drug User In SAARC Countries (Module 3)
HIV/AIDS and Human rights: Young People in Action
Prevention Of Transmission Of HIV Among Drug Users In SAARC Countries : Module-1
Prevention Of Transmission Of HIV Among Drug Users In SAARC Countries : Module-2
National HIV/AIDS STRATEGY, 2011-2016
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL FACT SHEETS ON HIV/AIDS AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
Rapid Situation and Response Assessment of Drugs and HIV in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka
Prevention Of Spread Of HIV Amongst Vulnerable Groups In South Asia
Global Tuberculosis Report (2015)
Report Card HIV Prevention for Girl and Young Women
Nepal- Health Sector in Mid and Far Western Regions (4 July 2011)
Good Practices in "HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment for Female Drug Users, Female Prisoners and Women living with HIV and AIDS in Nepal"
National Guidelines for Voluntary HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing
National HIV Testing and Treatment Guidelines 2017, Nepal
Time to Intensify Efforts for HIV/AIDS Services
Nepal- Health Sectors and Programmes in Mid and Far Western Regions (28 July 2011)
Press Statement: UNAIDS Concerned About Detention of AIDS Activists in Nepal
Study on Behaviour of Returnee Sex Workers from India to Assess Impact on the HIV Situation in Nepal
Community Test and Treat Competence Through Public-Private Partnerships in Nepal
Towards The Reform and strengthening of The National Center for AIDS and STD Control in Nepal
Profile, Drug Use Pattern, Risk Behaviour & Selected Bio-Markers Of Women Drug Users From Seven Sites In Nepal
Young People and HIV/AIDS
Legal Reference Brief Nepal Protective Laws related to HIV, Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender People
Press Release On World Malaria Day (25 April 2008)
National AIDS Spending Assessment Report 2007- Nepal
Universal Access to HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support Review Report, 2010-Nepal
The Nepal HIV Investment Plan 2014-2016
Prevention Of Transmission Of HIV Among Drug Users In SAARC Countries (Module 5)
Ceremony for Signing the Memorandum of Understanding between Bangladesh, India and Nepal on the Elimination of Kala-azar
Unified Budget and Workplan 2002-2003 - Performance report: Technical Supplement
POSITIVE PROTECTION TRAINING MANUAL – PARTICIPANT’S HANDBOOK
An Assessment of the of HIV/AIDS on the Education Sector in Nepal
National HIV/AIDS Programme (2004-2005)
Participatory Planning and Management of HIV/AIDS-(NEP/97/003)-Mid Term Evalution Report
Evaluation Survey Report of 'HIV/AIDS at the Workplace Program'
World TB Day 2003 Highlights Report
Achieving The Millennium Development Goals By Enabling The Rural Poor To Overcome Their Poverty
(NO FILE) Time to Intensify Efforts for HIV/AIDS Services
Cardiovascular Diseases, Nepal - Assignment Report, 19 December 1978 - 17 March 1979
Prevention Of Transmission of HIV Among Drug Users In SAARC Countries: : Module-6
A Study On The Socio-Economic Impact Of HIV/AIDS In Nepal
Women’s Empowerment and its Link to Sustainable Development
Assignment Report on Prevention of Rabies in Nepal
Legal and Policy Concern Related To IDU Harm Reduction In SAARC Countries
Methadone Maintenance Treatment: Intervention Toolkit
At The Heart of The Earthquake Epicenter: Addressing Reproductive Health Needs in Gorkha
World Health Organization 2014: A Wealth of Information on Global Public Health
National Estimates Of HIV Infections -2009 NEPAL
Prevention Of Transmission of HIV Among Drug Users In SAARC Countries,Phase II 2007-12
Non Communicable Diseases Risk Factors: STEPS Survey Nepal 2013
HEALTH IN THE SDGs ERA
UNESCO Office In Kathmandu Launches “HIV/AIDS And Education – A Toolkit For Ministries Of Education”
HIV/AIDS at the Workplace Programme - Internal Evaluation Report
Celebration of 22nd World AIDS Day 2010, UN Nepal
Maternal Mortality in 1990-2015
Innovative Approaches to HIV Prevention
Press Release on World AIDS Day 2017
Implementing Comprehensive HIV And STI Programmes With Men Who Have Sex With Men: Practical Guidance For Collaborative Interventions
The Thirty-First Session of WHO South-East Asia Advisory Committee on Health Research
UNDAF District Profiles: Education, Health, Overview Graphics
Strategic Communication - For Behaviour and Social Change in South Asia
The First Consultation Meeting For Male Reproductive And Sexual Health In Kathmandu, Nepal
HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Attitude of Professionals of Nepal
United Nations Children's Fund
जीवन एचआईभी सहितको संसारमा संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघका कर्मचारी तथा उनीहरुका परिवारका निम्ति जानकारी
100 result(s) found.