Dangerous Questions in Kenya…Is treating HIV-infected workers good for the bottom line?

in Center News
July 31st, 2013

Story by Seth Rolbein (originally published in Bostonia)

Since 2001, BU researchers have been working with tea pluckers and with the plantation owners who hire them. What started as an effort to measure the devastating impact of AIDS on African workers has evolved into something much more hopeful: an attempt to prove that HIV-infected workers, given the same antiretroviral drugs readily available in developed countries, will return to near full productivity, benefiting their employ­ers as well as their families.

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