TITLE

Cameroon: ILO conducts HIV training for labour courts in francophone Africa

AUTHOR(S)
Dodge, Glenn
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review;May2007, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the International Labour Organization's (ILO) seminar which focused on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and employment issues, held on September 18 to 21, 2006 in Douala, Cameroon. Judges from labor courts and industrial tribunals as well as people from workers' organizations were present. The seminar showed ILO's recognition of the need to close the gap between the upgrade of labor laws with regards to HIV/AIDS in work.
ACCESSION #
25553565

 

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