PM: Workplace policies must not discriminate against employees with HIV


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 16 Dec 2018

Prime Minister's wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali (centre) together with Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF) chairman Datuk Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman (left) and Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (right) at the MAF Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Award Gala Dinner 2018 on Sunday

KUALA LUMPUR: Employers should put into place sound workplace policies that do not stigmatise and discriminate employees who are infected by HIV, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

He said statistics have shown that up to 89% of people with HIV in the country are those who are in the prime of their lives and make up a key part of the working population. 

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