Survey: AIDS slashes company profits in South Africa
Yahoo! NewsSouth Africa's rocketing AIDS rates have slashed profits in at least a third of companies surveyed in the largest such domestic study. "HIV/AIDS is undoubtedly a bottom-line issue for business, as it impacts on production costs and consumer markets," Leighton McDonald, spokesman for the South African Business Coalition on HIV and AIDS (SABCOHA), told reporters Wednesday.
—Posted: December 10, 2003
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