This article is brought to you by Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF).
Here's how employers can help reduce prejudice towards HIV in Singapore.
World AIDS Day, marked on every 1 December, is dedicated to raising awareness about the AIDS pandemic, caused by the spread of HIV infection. HIV is a virus that affects the immune system, while AIDS refers to a set of symptoms & illnesses that occur at the final stage of HIV infection.
Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) has developed an infographic for workplaces to play their part in raising awareness, and reducing prejudice towards HIV.
The infographic is shared below:
(right click and select 'Open image in new tab' to see the enlarged version of the infographic, and for additional resources on HIV, scroll down past the infographic)
Useful resources for employers and HR teams on managing HIV in the workplace:
- Download the Implementation Guide for Managing HIV in the Workplace (PDF),
- Details on Singapore's National HIV Programme that encourages self-initiated HIV testing,
- Participate in the HIV awareness survey.
Photos / SNEF