World AIDS Day -
Employee Health and Wellness Programs in the Workplace
World AIDS Day is 1st December 2010. This year's theme is "Universal Access & Human Rights". Suport AIDS Day by promoting AIDS awareness in the workplace.
In addition to focusing on increasing awareness of HIV and AIDS, education and fighting prejudice it plays a vital role in supporting people with the disease.
Devise an effective workplace communication awareness and behavior change campaigns to support World AIDS Day in your company.
The World Health Organization declared 1 December 1988 World AIDS Day, Since then World AIDS Day has been observed on December 1 each year around the world. It is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection.
This year campaigners from around the world will unite to promote the Day - the theme being universal access and human rights.
The Aids logo and AIDS awareness is vital throughout the world today. It is all about keeping individuals educated, safe and supported. Promoting AIDS awareness in the workplace will benefit your employees in a multitude of ways.
Your company's HR department is there to handle situations that arise on the job and take an interest in your employees overall well being. Sharing information about AIDS is takes that concern to another level.
There are many ideas for commenorating the day.
Below are examples:
HIV Canvas ceremony
Canvas to be placed on 4 easels in 4 different places in the marquee. Canvas to be framed in 4 segments (to facilitate the large number of people to make their mark in the fight against AIDS) which together forms a bigger picture.
Canvas, paints and cleaning materials plus table hire and hire of easels.
Printed in one, two and three colors on, one or both sides of the balloon, with the same or two different designs. The standard range of balloons offers an extensive variety of colors and sizes to suit most promotional or awareness needs.
Condom pack with Aids logo
Branded condom pack with a condom and zigzag foldout leaflet explaining its appropriate and correct use. Presented in an attractive and informative full color customized pack.
Aids awareness is an important policy to incorporate into your workplace. As part of corporate social responsibility scheme management should display posters about aids awareness in staff pause and recreational areas to encourage a non-discriminatory working environment.
Posters can include information about the worldwide epidemic, prevention measures, legal rights as well as counseling and support information for workplace colleagues who have the virus.
On the Day, your company can participate as part of its social responsibility plan and engage employees in the program by asking them to design an aids logo for inclusion on your company letterhead. Staff can wear an aids pin or bracelet to show their support of your company's aids awareness campaign or distribute these items to patients as part of an outreach project. To advertise your company's commitment to promoting aids awareness, aids bracelets can be sent as corporate gifts to clients, unions and vendors.