24 February 2022 


The event was devised to:   

  • Launch a new ILO report entitled ‘Making universal social protection a reality for people living with, at the risk of, and affected by HIV or Tuberculosis’; 
  • Discuss the findings and recommendations outlined in the report. Providing an opportunity for experts and social partners working in this area to share their reflections on the report and the policy recommendations given. 


  • Lou Tessier, Health Protection Specialist, Social Protection Department, ILO 
  • Syed Mohammad Afsar, Senior Technical Specialist, ILO 
  • David Chipanta, Senior Advisor, Social Protection, UNAIDS 
  • Richard Obiga, Senior Program Officer. National Social Protection Secretariat of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, Kenya 
  • Daxa Patel, Activist, National Coalition of people living with HIV in India (NCPI+) 
  • Ernesto Jaramillo, Medical Officer at the WHO Global TB Programme 
  • Ana Catalina Ramirez Abarca, Technical Specialist, Occupational Safety and Health, ILO 

Moderator: Kofi Amekudzi, Technical Officer, Equality & Non-discrimination, ILO Gender Equality and Diversity Branch, ILO 

Webinar materials:


Registrants: 154


Attendees: 68


Youtube views: 130

(until august/2022)