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The unfold of HIV/AIDS impacts companies in all sectors, all industries and all international locations. for firms and companies far and wide, the query is not any longer even if to do so on HIV/AIDS yet which activities to take. Complete with a magnificent assortment of complex historical past and study on HIV/AIDS and a foreword by Dr. Peter Piot, former Executive Director of UNAIDS, this volume collects case experiences of managers around the world confronted with not easy HIV/AIDS-related administration judgements. AIDS and Business will fascinate the common reader looking an realizing of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and to the complex reader trying to advance a extra refined figuring out of the effect of the illness. The case reviews during this quantity, set in 9 nations, element the issues facing companies working in components the place HIV/AIDS incidence is becoming. the subjects discussed include figuring out the position of social and cultural components within the unfold of HIV, different organisations and associations struggling with the epidemic, designing an HIV communications crusade, HIV trying out, moral concerns, advertising and marketing ethics and CSR, condoms advertising, and designing an HIV place of work application. priceless as a source on HIV/AIDS and company, a collection of case reviews, or a coaching instrument, this publication includes a specified diversity of tools for learning to appreciate the epidemic, designed from a grounded and useful enterprise point of view.

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These are patient care projects that also have a prevention component. We do focus on the prevention component for people coming to the clinic who are HIV positive, and for education and promotion for those coming to the hospital. We are less active in the community, for which reason we try to liaise with existing structures and organizations. Our energy really goes to helping patients, taking care of opportunistic infections, providing antiretrovirals, and so on. It is often said that patients in resource-poor settings do not follow their treatments properly, but that is not true.

128 This short example demonstrates that, while religion may play a strong role in defi ning morality, people continue to conduct themselves in ways that go against that morality—despite the threat of censorship, imprisonment, and terrible social shame. The relevance for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment is that, in such an environment, people who may be most at risk for contracting HIV may not come forward for testing and therefore continue to spread the virus over a long period. T&F Proofs: Not For Distribution A Medical Anthropologist in Morocco 21 The Role of Circumcision The practice of surgically removing the foreskin of the penis, known as circumcision, is a very old and widespread practice.

Differences in the behavior of men and women have been observed in all societies. A number of disciplines have attempted to explain these, as summarized by Wood and Eagly (2002). According to their summary, an evolutionary psychology perspective views gender differences as a result of differential male and female investment in parenthood. A social anthropological explanation is that gender-based differences are determined socially according to local contexts. Like anthropologists, sociologists eschew a biological basis for sex differences and have a variety of perspectives to explain them, including social role theory.

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