What Ukraine can teach us about fighting AIDS through the workplace

Larisa Savchuk

Larisa Savchuk, ILO National Focal point on HIV and AIDS in Ukraine

Ukraine has one of the fastest growing rates of HIV infection in Europe. The highest incidence of the disease is among young, working age people, potentially the most productive sections of the population. Awareness levels are relatively low. Only an estimated 47 per cent of people living with HIV know their status and the frequency of HIV testing is particularly poor among key, high risk populations.

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