This workshop is for all staff. With South Africa still rated the country with the highest number of new HIV infections (2012) the business sector simply has to step up our efforts to curb this increase. From a purely financial perspective, skills shortage and succession planning viewpoint it would be downright negligent not to do so. From a social responsibility viewpoint it will be the morally sound decision to take. Fortunately there are many organisations, unions and industries who are seeking to incorporate AIDS training as part of their employee wellness programmes.
Looking at Ourselves
Taking responsibility for our role in the spread of this disease
How the disease operates
Signs and Symptoms of Aids
What to look out for
The practicalities and why we benefit from knowing our status
Celebrities Who Have Been Tested and Let Us Know
Forgetting the shame - if our role models can deal with it, so can we
How Does a Person Catch HIV/AIDS
Practical understanding of how the disease is transmitted
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
The role these play in the transmission of AIDS and their prevalence
Untrue Beliefs and Myths
Busting the myths!
What this is and how to implement it
How to Prevent Catching HIV/AIDS
Taking care of ourselves
Practicalities and realities
How to Live with HIV/AIDS
This is possible - how to make it a reality
Great Cost to South Africa of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
A holistic view
Looking for Help
What to do and how to access help
Unit Standard Title
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS in a workplace, and its effects on a business sub-sector, own organisation and a specific workplace
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. ~ Theodore Roosevelt
The lions share of Aids treatment funding for Africa comes from the United States (PEPFAIR) and the Global Fund.
In 2011 the latter cancelled its next round of funding proposals due to lack of finance. South Africans have to take ownership of this disease if we do not want it to deplete our economy.
HIV/AIDS has created a new challenge and a new dimension in the workplace, not only from the perspective of how to treat the illness and how to support an individual who is HIV positive, but this disease is also responsible for the existing condition (2012) of 100 000 child headed households in our country. These sometimes rudderless children grow up to become our workforce and a huge management challenge.
Prices include VAT @ 15% All our full day open hosted workshops commence at 08:30 and end at 16:30. For inhouse workshops we will travel for anything between one and 16 delegates. All course material, lunch and refreshments are provided.