The macroeconomics impact of HIV/AIDS on the KwaZulu-Natal and South African economies and its people

Thurlow, James and Gow, Jeff and George, Gavin (2008) The macroeconomics impact of HIV/AIDS on the KwaZulu-Natal and South African economies and its people. In: 2008 International AIDS Economics Network Meeting, 1-2 Aug 2008, Cuernavaca, Mexico.

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Abstract

Study aim: To estimate the macro-economic impacts of a given level of HIV infection in four prominent sectors of the KZN provincial economy. Conclusions: HIV/AIDS has macro-economic effects(Denial in 2005 by Minister of Finance) HIV/AIDS significant factor for company planning and operations(Majority of companies in SA do not have HIV policies and programmes) HIV/AIDS is a significant factor for regional and Ethekwini [Durban] metropolitan strategic planning(Little evidence of strategic thinking and programme planning in terms of ‘development in the context of HIV/AIDS’).


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2010 03:05
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:57
Uncontrolled Keywords: HIV/AIDS; economic effects of disease; health planning
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111708 Health and Community Services
14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140208 Health Economics
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified
B Economic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9101 Macroeconomics > 910102 Demography
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8357

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