The impact of HIV/AIDS on labour productivity in Kenya.

  title={The impact of HIV/AIDS on labour productivity in Kenya.},
  author={Matthew P Fox and Sydney Rosen and W. Bentley MacLeod and Monique K. Wasunna and Margaret Bii and Ginamarie Foglia and Jonathon L. Simon},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  volume={9 3},
OBJECTIVES To estimate the impact of HIV/AIDS on individual labour productivity during disease progression. METHODS We used a retrospective cohort design to study the productivity and attendance of tea estate workers who died or were medically retired because of AIDS-related causes between 1997 and 2002 in western Kenya. We compared daily output in kilograms of tea leaves plucked, use of paid and unpaid leave and assignment to less strenuous tasks by 54 workers who died or were medically… CONTINUE READING


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