Event date: 05 November 2019
Three decades into the epidemic HIV/AIDS is still a global public health challenge. Today almost 8 million South Africans are living with HIV/AIDS. There is a good chance that a sizeable number of your employees are struggling with the disease. In 2018 there were 249,000 new infections, 682 per day. 20% of people between the ages of 15-49 years old are infected. Close to 5 million people are on ARV treatment.
The good news is that with its community-centred approach, MSF’s project, aptly called ‘Bending the Curves’, has shown that it is possible to achieve amazing results. MSF believes that South African businesses have a responsibility towards their employees to help them stay healthy. How? Let’s talk!
On our panel will be:
Dr. Vinayak Bhardwaj, MSF – Country Director for South Africa
Ms Florence Anam, MSF – HIV/TB Advocacy Coordinator – Africa region
Mr Leon Ayo, President, British Chamber of Business in Southern Africa
Discovery Health panelist – to be confirmed.
Join us for an interesting discussion on the role of business in the fight against HIV.
Please note this is a members only event. For enquiries about this event please contact British Chamber Events Manager, Lesley Schoemaker on firstname.lastname@example.org.