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Download e-book for iPad: Corporate Responses to HIV AIDS: Case Studies from India by World Bank

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ISBN-10: 0821371711

ISBN-13: 9780821371718

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ISBN-13: 9780821371725

How may still the company region interact in struggling with the worldwide burden of the AIDS epidemic? India's fairly low HIV occurrence price frequently increases the query of if it is in company zone curiosity to allocate assets to strive against HIV and AIDS. The 5 case stories during this document characteristic a variety of Indian businesses that felt pressured to have interaction during this struggle and identification allocate assets for you to accomplish that. The demanding situations those businesses encountered and cutting edge tools they used to surmount those demanding situations function precious classes for these drawn to launching related intiatives.

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But in 2006 a strategic redesign narrowed the focus to an improved package of services delivered at high-volume truck stops where truckers spend significant time—transport hubs that link almost all major national highways in India. Clinics at halt points with smaller inflows of truckers were closed. Case Study: Transport Corporation of India Interventions for truckers Project Kavach has four main components: • Clinical management of sexually transmitted infections and related counseling. • Behavior change communication.

Gujarat State Network of People Living with HIV (GSNP+), an extremely active network of 1,600 members, has helped strengthen outreach by referring potential HIV-positive cases to the center. GSNP+ has provided counseling to HIV-positive people with no funds from Reliance. It encourages members of the network to take their medications regularly and coordinates with Reliance in providing medication and transport to the center. Reliance Relianceprogram: program:Activities Activitiesand andimplementing implementingpartners partners Reliance TB and HIV control center, Hazira Prevention activities • • • • • • Care and support activities In-house HIV awareness programes HIV awareness programs for truckers HIV education in schools Industrial contacts Peer education in surrounding villages Awareness banners Medical and clinical support • HIV management • STI management • TB management Other support • Nutritional support • Counseling • Yoga and pranayam practice • Help from Reliance Ladies Club • Transport support • Sensitization and education of doctors Implementing partners Reliance Industries Prevention Lok Vikas Sanstha activities Gujarat State Network of People Living with HIV worked with Reliance to sensitize local government authorities, which has led to the establishment of an AIDS information desk at the government hospital in Surat.

Transport Corporation of India. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. DCM Shriram Consolidated Limited. Hindustan Lever Limited. All the companies except Delhi Metro Rail Corporation are in the private sector. The case studies were researched using a mix of methods: standard questionnaires administered to companies; meetings with senior management, human resource personnel, and corporate social responsibility teams at factory locations or the corporate office; telephone interviews; review of internal documents; and written correspondence.

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