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Businesses can't forget about HIV; it's a enterprise factor challenging a reaction now and influencing long term strategic making plans. HIV an infection between staff poses an important chance to operational balance and destiny profitability. This research outlines how 3 significant businesses working in South Africa have well-known either the demanding situations HIV poses and their ethical responsibility of care, and feature carried out courses to regard and take care of staff and their households.

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Patients on antiretroviral therapy are closely monitored to check adherence and side effects from the drugs. Checks are carried out every three months by the disease-management company’s case managers to whom patients are assigned. If a patient appears to have problems with adherence, he or she will be provided with a personal counsellor from the disease-management company. If necessary, the patient may have to be taken off antiretrovirals. The company does not have figures on adherence. Towards the end of 2003, Eskom’s HIV and AIDS team was grappling with the dilemma of a lack of balance and fairness in how antiretroviral therapy was provided through its different companies, and was examining how to eliminate this disparity.

Programmes need to be financially sustainable, taking into consideration changes in prevalence and potential pressure to extend their reach. This is particularly important since inadequate antiretroviral therapy programmes carry the risk that drug-resistant disease can develop. Although it is relatively early days for the three antiretroviral therapy programmes, they seem to be meeting the essential prerequisites listed by the WEF’s Global Health Initiative. Care and support Antiretroviral therapy provision is also very much part of the bigger picture of care and support in these companies.

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