HIV/AIDS Workplace Programme
"Employers and employees have a joint responsibility to develop and implement appropriate workplace programmes on HIV/AIDS" (HIV/AIDS Charter of Rights)
NaSoMa's workplace programme aims at equipping the most economically productive segment of the society with the necessary information, education and means to protect themselves from contracting STI's including HIV/AIDS. A comprehensive package is tailor-made for each company to maximise impact.
Benefits of the HIV/AIDS Control measures in companies (click here to view the ISO 4074)
At the macro economic level:
At Company level:
At the individual level:
Creating and enabling environment through HIV/AIDS policy development and implementation.
Knowledge, Attitude and Practice studies (KAP).
non-discrimination and openness around HIV/AIDS through developing and
implementing non-discriminatory HIV/AIDS workplace policies.
Offer HIV/AIDS education complimented by supportive services.
Use friends and peers as powerful agents of change.
Promote condom use.
Awareness creation through Behavior Change Communication (BCC) materials.
Encourage Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT).
Establish a monitoring and evaluation tool for the programme.
Cost Benefit Analysis
Grinaker (LTA) Namibia
Etale Fishing Company
Ministry of Mines & Energy
The following organisations benefited through our workplace programme:
• Okapuka Tannery
• Hentiesbay Municipality
• Roads Authority
• Road Contractor Company (RCC)