Employers’ responses to the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: Revisiting the evidence

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Deane, K., Stevano, S. and Johnston, D. (2018). Employers’ responses to the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: Revisiting the evidence. Development Policy Review. 37 (2), pp. 245-259. https://doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12380
AuthorsDeane, K., Stevano, S. and Johnston, D.
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Do employers have a role to play to support people living with HIV? The literature on sub-Saharan Africa points to the existence of a positive business case that sees firms as incentivised to provide HIV-related services to HIV positive workers4. However, the evidence is narrow and incomplete, with the business case holding for a limited number of formal sector skilled workers, leaving out the majority of people living with HIV. If employers are to play a role, policy makers need to create conducive conditions for positive responses, in addition to – not in replacement of – strengthening public health care systems.

Year2018
JournalDevelopment Policy Review
Journal citation37 (2), pp. 245-259
PublisherWiley
ISSN0950-6764
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12380
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This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Deane, Kevin, Stevano, Sara and Johnston, Deborah (2018) 'Employers’ responses to the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: Revisiting the evidence.' Development Policy Review, 37 (2). pp. 245-259., which has been published in final form at https://doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12380. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions. This article may not be enhanced, enriched or otherwise transformed into a derivative work, without express permission from Wiley or by statutory rights under applicable legislation. Copyright notices must not be removed, obscured or modified. The article must be linked to Wiley’s version of record on Wiley Online Library and any embedding, framing or otherwise making available the article or pages thereof by third parties from platforms, services and websites other than Wiley Online Library must be prohibited

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