BazEkon - Biblioteka Główna Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego w Krakowie

BazEkon home page

Meny główne

Ayikwa Lutete Christian (Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa), de Jager Johan W. (Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa)
Relevancy for Corporates to Engage in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Kinshasa
Economics & Sociology, 2017, vol. 10, nr 2, s. 239-251, tab., bibliogr. 32 poz.
Słowa kluczowe
Choroby, AIDS, Marketing społeczny, Seksualność
Illness, AIDS, Social marketing, Sexuality
Klasyfikacja JEL: M30
summ., I would like to thank the National Research Foundation (NRF) in South Africa for their financial assistance to attend the 2017 EMFSA conference in Croatia
Over the years, Africa has become the most HIV/AIDS burdened region worldwide. The epidemic did not spare the workforce as much as all the other social forces of African communities. Success in combating the epidemic requires corporates to join forces with governments and non-profit organisations in addressing the issue. However it is noticed that companies have not been playing their part in the struggle against HIV/AIDS. Product-moment correlation, t-Test and multinomial logistic regression performed on empirical data demonstrated that unemployed people are better exposed to HIV/AIDS information than employed ones as they spend more time at work without exposure to HIV/AIDS messages, and are less likely to engage in risky sexual behaviour. Both female and male-employed are highly sexually active, while female-employed are more likely to being unfaithful. In other words, the workforce is at more risk of acquiring the virus, a fact that leads to the necessity for companies' intervention. (original abstract)
Pełny tekst
  1. Agarwal, S. & De Araujo, P. (2012). On the association between HIV knowledge and unsafe sexual behaviour in India. International Journal of Development, 11(3), 227-234.
  2. Alemie, G. A. (2012). Exploration of health-care worker's perceptions on occupational risk of HIV transmission at University of Gondar Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. BMC Research notes, 5, 740.
  3. Arndt, C. & Lewis, J. D. (2001). The HIV/AIDS pandemic in South Africa: sectoral impacts and unemployment. Journal of International Development, 13(4), 427-449.
  4. Asante, K. O. (2013). HIV/AIDS knowledge and uptake of HIV counselling and testing among undergraduate private university students in Accra, Ghana. Reproductive Health Journal, 10, 17.
  5. Atilola, G. O., Akpa, O. M. & Komolafe, I. O. O. (2010). HIV/AIDS and the long-distance truck drivers in South-West Nigeria: A cross-sectional survey on the knowledge, attitude, risk behaviour and beliefs of truckers. Journal of Infection and Public Health, 3(4), 166-178.
  6. Ayikwa, L. C., De Jager, J. W. & Van Rensburg, D. B. J. (2013a). Reconsidering the gender and age-based HIV/AIDS prevention strategies for a successful outcome in Kinshasa-Democratic Republic of Congo. Mitteilungen Klosterneuburg Journal, 63(12), 106-116.
  7. Ayikwa, L. C., De Jager, J. W. & Van Rensburg, D. B. J. (2013b). Investigating the role of marital status on the magnitude of HIV/AIDS in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Mitteilungen Klosterneuburg Journal, 63(12), 71-83.
  8. Bell, S. & Aggleton, P. (2013). Social influences on young people's sexual health in Uganda. Health Education, 113(2), 102-114.
  9. Bhana, D. & Pattman, R. (2011). Girls want money, boys want virgins: the materiality of love amongst South African township youth in the context of HIV and AIDS. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 13(8), 961-972.
  10. Bunnell, R., Mermin, J. & De Cock, K. M. (2006). Implementing Positive Prevention in Africa- HIV Prevention for a Threatened Continent. JAMA, 296(7), 855-858.
  11. Cloete, A., Strebel, A., Simbayi, L., Van Wyk, B., Henda, N. & Nqeketo, A. (2010). Challenges Faced by People Living with HIV/AIDS in Cape Town, South Africa: Issues for Group Risk Reduction Interventions. AIDS Research and Treatment, 1-8.
  12. Cheng, H., Kotler, P. & Lee, N. R. (2011). Social Marketing for Public Health: Global Trends and Success Stories. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, London.
  13. Chetty, D. (2005). Module 2.3: HIV/AIDS in the educational workplace.
  14. Dreger, M. (2009). HIV and AIDS in the workplace. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 51(2), 243-250.
  15. Entreprendre (11th May 2012). Kinshasa abrite la 1ere Table ronde sur la responsabilite sociale des entreprises. Accessible at:
  16. Garrido, P. B., Paiva, V., do Nascimento, V. L. V., Sousa, J. B. & Santos, N. J. S. (2007). AIDS, stigma and unemployment: implications for health services. RevSaudePublica, 41(2), 1-7.
  17. Gay, J., Hardee, K., Croce-Galis, M., Kowalski, S., Gutari, C., Wingfield, C., Rovin, K., and Berzin, K. (2010). What Works for Women and Girls: Evidence for HIV/AIDS Interventions. Executive Summary. Open Society Institute. Accessible at:
  18. Ghajarieh, A. B. B. & Kow, K. Y. C. (2011). Addressing Men and Gender Diversity in Education: A Promising Solution to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic. Health Care for Women International, 32, 314-327.
  19. Golobof, A., Weine, S., Bahromov, M., and Luo, J. (2011). The roles of labor migrants' wives in HIV/AIDS risk and prevention in Tajikistan. AIDS Care, 23(1), 91-97.
  20. Lefebvre, R. C. (2011). An integrative model for HIV. Journal of Social Marketing, 1(1), 5472.
  21. Le potentiel (6thDecember 2013). Congo-Kinshasa: De la responsabilite sociale a la valeur partagee. Accessible at:
  22. Levinsohn, J., McLaren, Z. M., Shisana, O. & Zuma, K. (2013). HIV Status and Labor Market Participation in South Africa. Review of Economics and Statistics, 95(1), 98108.
  23. Liu, Y., Canada, K., Shi, K.,and Corrigan, P. (2011). HIV-related stigma acting as predictors of unemployment of people living with HIV/AIDS. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 129-135.
  24. Mashoto, K. O., Mubyazi, G. M., Makundi, E., Mohamed, H. & Malebo, H. M. (2013). Estimated risk of HIV acquisition and practice for presenting occupational exposure: A study of Healthcare Workers at Tumbi and Dodoma Hospitals, Tanzania. BMC Health Services Research, 13, 369.
  25. Nattrass, N., Neilson, T., Bery, P., Mistry N., Sievers, S. E. (January, 2004). Opportunities for Business in the fight against HIV/AIDS. A framework for analysis of the impact of HIV/AIDS on business and the benefits of direct company action in the global response.
  26. Nicholas, R. (2010). HIV prevention for young women of Uganda must now address poverty and gender inequalities. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 24(5), 491497.
  27. NSP Review (April-June 2012). Better budgets for better health. Edition 2. A publication of the Treatment Action Campaign and SECTION 27.
  28. Pennap, G. R. I., Chaonda, M. & Ezirike, L. (2011). A review of the impact of hIV/AIDS on education, the workforce and workplace: The African Experience. The Social Sciences, 6(2), 164-168.
  29. Stroebel, I. & Mavard, B. (2008). Etude de I'impact du VIH/SIDA sur les entreprises congolaises du secteur minier. PCS-AFD, 1-49.
  30. Tesfay, F. A. & Habtewold, T. D. (2014). Assessment of Prevalence and Determinants of Occupational Exposure to HIV infection among Healthcare Workers in Selected Health Institutions in Debre Berhan Town, North Shoa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia. AIDS Research and Treatment, 2014, Article ID 731848, 11.
  31. Tlou, E. R. (2009). The application of the theories of reasoned action and planned behaviour to a workplace HIV/AIDS health promotion programme. UNISA, Department of Psychology. Unpublished Thesis.
  32. Werner, W. J. (2009). Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives Addressing Social Exclusion in Bangladesh. Journal of Health Population and Nutrition, 27(4), 545-562.
Cytowane przez
Udostępnij na Facebooku Udostępnij na Twitterze Udostępnij na Google+ Udostępnij na Pinterest Udostępnij na LinkedIn Wyślij znajomemu