THE IMPACT OF HIV/AIDS ON THE MINING SECTOR IN

2015-7-1  HIV/AIDS has affected the mining sector in South Africa, as well as to assess this sector’s awareness and response to the epidemic. A questionnaire was sent to 977 operating mines, quarries and mineral processing plants. A response rate of 10.8% was achieved. The survey shows that the impact of HIV/AIDS on the mining sector has been severe ...

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Mines, Migration and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

2016-7-14  into South Africa has increased the spread of HIV/ AIDS in their countries of origin. Consistent with this interpretation, the association between HIV infection and being a miner or a miner’s wife are not statistically significant in Zimbabwe, a country where the mining industry is local and does not involve migrating to South Africa.

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The impact of HIV/AIDS on the mining sector in South ...

This report strives to highlight how and to what extent HIV/AIDS has affected the mining sector in South Africa, as well as to assess this sector’s awareness and response to the epidemic. A questionnaire was sent to 977 operating mines, quarries and mineral processing

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HIV/AIDS Guide for the Mining Sector - IFC

Southern Africa is particularly affected by HIV/AIDS. The disease already has a major impact in the economies in the region and especially on the mining sector, which is a key business driver.

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Between Cause and Cure: The Mining Industry and

At the 2010 HIV/AIDS conference in Durban, the South African gold mining sector came under heavy criticism from medical practitioners, ex-miners, advocacy groups and the South African Minister of Health for its part in the tuberculosis crisis that affects the industry and its workforce.

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The implications of HIV / AIDS for South African mines

HIV disease and AIDS will likely adversely affect mining productivity through increased absenteeism and the mortality of miners. This will be accompanied by rising expenditures in recruitment, the processing and training of new miners, and health care, death, funeral, and other benefits related to the death of miners.

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Tackling TB and HIV/AIDS in mining - Minerals Council ...

2021-9-1  Tackling TB and HIV/AIDS in mining Government, labour and business unite to reduce TB in mining. The depar tments of Health and of Mineral Resources, the four primary mining unions - Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM).

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hiv aids and the mining sector in south africa

hiv aids and the mining sector in south africa - Crusher USA. HIV/AIDS and the Workplace: Related Resources. HIV/AIDS: It's Your Business UNAIDS, August 2003.

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HIV/AIDS and the Mining and Commercial Agricultural ...

Although HIV-related incidence, prevalence, and mortality have decreased in recent years, rates are still extraordinarily high in the region, and while the number of people dying from AIDS in southern Africa decreased from 740,000 in 2004 to 610,000 in 2009 (UNAIDS 2010, p. 185), the continuing increase in the number of infected people surviving on antiretroviral therapy (ART) increases costs for many

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The impact of HIV/AIDS on the mining sector in South ...

This report strives to highlight how and to what extent HIV/AIDS has affected the mining sector in South Africa, as well as to assess this sector’s awareness and response to the epidemic. A questionnaire was sent to 977 operating mines, quarries and mineral processing

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hiv aids and the mining sector in south africa

hiv aids and the mining sector in south africa - Crusher USA. HIV/AIDS and the Workplace: Related Resources. HIV/AIDS: It's Your Business UNAIDS, August 2003.

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Tackling TB and HIV/AIDS in mining - Minerals Council ...

2021-9-1  Government, labour and business unite to reduce TB in mining. The depar tments of Health and of Mineral Resources, the four primary mining unions - Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). Solidarity, UASA – and the Chamber of Mines have launched a major tuberculosis (TB) screening campaign in South Africa’s mining sector.

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Mines, Migration and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa Journal ...

The size and the labour-intensity of the mining industry created job opportunities for the men of southern Africa, who have been, throughout the century, the major source of employees for the mining sector in the Republic of South Africa. Ninety percent of the 700,000 workers employed in the South African mines in 1980 were non-whites (Lucas, 1985

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Mines, Migration and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa: Policy ...

2018-5-29  The authors interpret these results as suggesting that miners' migration into South Africa has increased the spread of HIV/AIDS in their countries of origin. Consistent with this interpretation, the association between HIV infection and being a miner or a miner's wife are not statistically significant in Zimbabwe, a country where the mining ...

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2019-9-5  Southern Africa is particularly affected by HIV/AIDS. The disease has already had a major impact on the economies in the region and especially on the mining sector, which is a key business driver. Based on its experience in southern Africa, IFC commissioned the HIV/AIDS Guide for the Mining Sector.

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South African labour law and HIV / AIDS

Abstract PIP: This article contains five key pieces of labor legislation in South Africa, including one applying specifically to the mining industry which protect the rights of employees. These laws include: the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998; the Labour Relations Act, No. 66 of 1995; the Occupational Health and Safety Act, No. 85 of 1993; the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and ...

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The impact of HIV / AIDS on selected business sectors in ...

2007-4-1  With 1032 participants from the mining, manufacturing, building construction, trade, transport and financial services sectors, it is the largest survey on the economic impact of HIV / AIDS in South Africa to date.

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HIV and AIDS: Guidelines for the mining sector

2013-11-1  HIV and AIDS: Guidelines for the mining sector pdf - 7.2 MB These guidelines have been drawn up by the employers’ and workers’ representatives in the mining industry through a process of social dialogue at the global level and at national level through a validation workshop held in India (26-27 November 2012) through which the tripartite ...

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Mining Mineral Processing InvestSA

The mining sector contributed R356bn or 7.3% to South Africa’s GDP and accounted for 25% of the country’s total export earnings. Platinum, coal and gold are the three largest mining exports. In 2018, the mining industry contributed R93bn to fixed investment, which constituted 17% of private sector investment and 10.5% of total fixed ...

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HIV/AIDS guide for the mining sector : a resource for ...

HIV/AIDS guide for the mining sector : a resource for developing stakeholder competency and compliance in mining communities in Southern Africa

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The SA mining industry enters the HIV/AIDS war zone ...

2002-4-1  The mining sector represents a significant portion of the South African economy. The recent announcement of the proposed black empowerment bill for the mining sector caused share prices to plummet. This reaction, in turn, caused a marked devaluation of the rand against other major currencies. Anything that impacts negatively on the mining sector will therefore have an adverse effect on the ...

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Mines, Migration and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa Journal ...

The size and the labour-intensity of the mining industry created job opportunities for the men of southern Africa, who have been, throughout the century, the major source of employees for the mining sector in the Republic of South Africa. Ninety percent of the 700,000 workers employed in the South African mines in 1980 were non-whites (Lucas, 1985

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Mines, Migration and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa Policy ...

2013-6-22  The authors interpret these results as suggesting that miners' migration into South Africa has increased the spread of HIV/AIDS in their countries of origin. Consistent with this interpretation, the association between HIV infection and being a miner or a miner's wife are not statistically significant in Zimbabwe, a country where the mining ...

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South African labour law and HIV / AIDS

Abstract PIP: This article contains five key pieces of labor legislation in South Africa, including one applying specifically to the mining industry which protect the rights of employees. These laws include: the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998; the Labour Relations Act, No. 66 of 1995; the Occupational Health and Safety Act, No. 85 of 1993; the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and ...

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The impact of HIV / AIDS on selected business sectors in ...

2007-4-1  With 1032 participants from the mining, manufacturing, building construction, trade, transport and financial services sectors, it is the largest survey on the economic impact of HIV / AIDS in South Africa to date.

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HIV/AIDS statistics Search Results Statistics South Africa

2016-4-26  Protecting South Africa’s elderly. Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) estimates the mid-year population 2020 at 59,62 million in South Africa. Around 51,1% (approximately 30,5 million) of the population is female, while 5,43 million people are aged 60 and over. Demography gives us an awareness of the fact that we live in increasingly aging ...

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The impact of HIV and AIDS on Africa's economic

2002-1-26  Reduced labour productivity. The long period of illness associated with AIDS reduces labour productivity. One review reported that the annual costs associated with sickness and reduced productivity as a result of HIV/AIDS ranged from $17 (£12; €19) per employee in a Kenyan car manufacturing firm to $300 in the Ugandan Railway Corporation. 3 These costs reduce competitiveness and profits.

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HIV and AIDS in South Africa Avert

2020-4-15  South Africa has the biggest and most high-profile HIV epidemic in the world, with an estimated 7.7 million people living with HIV in 2018.1 South Africa accounts for a third of all new HIV infections in southern Africa.2 In 2018, there were 240,000 new HIV infections and 71,000 South Africans died from AIDS-related illnesses.3 South Africa

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South Africa : epidemiological fact sheets on HIV/AIDS

2020-5-31  Page - 2 South Africa UNAIDS/WHO Epidemiological Fact Sheet - 2004 Update Adults (15-49) HIV/AIDS estimates In 2003 and during the first quarter of 2004, UNAIDS and WHO worked closely with national governments and research institutions to recalculate current estimates on people living with HIV/AIDS. These calculations are

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