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dc.contributor.authorTeweldemedhin, Magos Yacob
dc.contributor.authorSwartz, Jane
dc.contributor.authorKavita, Erling
dc.contributor.authorSiebert, Alida
dc.date.accessioned2017-03-30T02:16:55Z
dc.date.available2017-03-30T02:16:55Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.citationTeweldemedhin, M. Y., Swartz, J., Kavita, E., & Siebert, A. (2017). Assessment of the workplace programme for HIV/AIDS in the tourism industry sector of Namibia. Journal of AIDS and HIV Research, 9(2), 31- 41.2017 DOI: 10.5897/JAHR2016.0403en_US
dc.identifier.issn2141-2359
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10628/571
dc.description.abstractThe aim of this paper was to assess the Work Place Programme (WPP) for HIV/AIDS in Namibia. The methodological framework consisted of the following stages: (i) defining the target population, (ii) clustering the producers, (iii) applying the selection criteria and (iv) applying the eligibility criteria. Data analysis involved descriptive and inferential statistical procedures, as well as the triangulation of data. The study was conducted in Namibia, in the capital city of Windhoek and the city of Swakopmund, which is a tourist hub between the desert and the coastline. The results show that of the 108 companies sampled, none had a WPP in place, while a few had some undocumented HIV/AIDS activities. Companies indicated that WPP implementation strategies had been inactive for long periods of time and that many HIV and AIDS activities were centered on World Aids Day. This was attributed to budgetary constraints; there is perception that such programmes are the responsibility of the government. This prevented such programmes from featuring in the business’s strategic planning and not yet mainstreamed into company operations. This study suggested that effective HIV and AIDS policy need to integrate within the context of corporate social responsibility (CSR), is essential for adequate health care management in the tourism industry.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherAcademic Journalsen_US
dc.subjectPolicy, corporate social responsibility (CSR),Work Place Programme (WPP),HIV/AIDS, Namibia.en_US
dc.titleAssessment of the workplace programme for HIV/AIDS in the tourism industry sector of Namibiaen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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