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ETHIOPIA: Country Profile

JOHANNESBURG, 20 January (PLUSNEWS) - PlusNews has updated its Country Profile database for Ethiopia, providing contact details of key AIDS NGOs, government departments and UN agencies, plus the latest epidemiological data and country indicator statistics.

Ministry of Health:
Tel: +251 1 517011

National AIDS Council:
Tel: +251 1 159988
Fax: +251 1 519366
Contact person: Ato Negato Mereke

HIV/AIDS Organisations:

1. Actionaid Ethiopia
P.O. Box 1261
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 654671/76
Email: [email protected]
- Home-based care; orphan care; voluntary counselling and testing; PWA support

2. African Aids Initiative International
Contact person: Elleni Gebreamlak
P.O. Box 5565
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 535225
Fax: +251 1 535228
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]
Website: www.africanaidsinitiative.org
- Education; outreach; testing; counselling; research and support services.

3. Afar Mothers and Child Care Organization
P.O. Box 888
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 123048
Email: [email protected]
- Family Planning; care of orphans; income generating activities

4. Aids Resource Centre
Contact person: Ato Gashaw Mengistu
P.O. Box 26171
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 503584
Fax: +251 1 503749
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.etharc.rg
- Resource and information centre

5. Care Ethiopia
P.O. Box 4710
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 653900
Email: [email protected]
- Home-based care; paediatric AIDS research; voluntary counselling and testing; information education and counselling

6. Centro Volontari Marchigiani
Contact person: Kibret Shiferaw
P.O. Box 8429
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 163 409 / +251 1 655 602
Fax: +251 1 655 600 / +251 1 163 409
Email: [email protected]
- Information; education; STD control; blood safety services; education/training; clinical care; counselling

7. Children Aid-Ethiopia (CHAD-ET)
Contact person: Ato Anannia Admassu
P.O. Box 5854
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 762148
- Children, education, PWA support

8. Christian Children's Fund
Contact person: Fikero Abebe
Tel: +251 1 613426
Fax: +251 1 612-866
Email: [email protected]

9. Christian Relief And Development Association (CRDA)
Contact person: Agonafer Tekalegne
P.O. Box 5674
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 420100
Fax: +251 1 422280
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.crdaethiopia.org
- Umbrella organisation of over 210 NGOs; HIV/AIDS Database; information and educational materials; support the establishment of VCT centres; empowerment of vulnerable groups; training; newsletter; advice; advocacy; networking; capacity building; workshops, seminars and conferences

10. Consortium Of Family Planning NGOs In Ethiopia (COFAP)
Contact person: Tigist Alemu
P.O. Box 14507
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 119633
Fax: +251 1 551588
Email: [email protected]
- Coordinating body of affiliated NGOs; training on reproductive health; prevention

11. Dawn Of Hope
Contact person: Kassahun Argaw
P.O. Box 24378
Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 56 43 29
Fax: +251 1 56 02 45
Email: [email protected]
- Socio-economic support; medical support; legal and human rights protection; counselling; emotional support; training on counselling; public education; community mobilisation through workshops

12. Ethiopian Anti-AIDS Women Association
P.O. Box 170265
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 622787
- Condom; female condom; dental dam distribution; counselling

13. Family Guidance Association
Contact person: Amare Bedada
P.O. Box 5716
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 514111
Fax: +251 1 512192
Email: [email protected]
- Information; education; communication; condom distribution; STI diagnosis and treatment; counselling; voluntary HIV testing; treatment of opportunistic infections

14. Integrated Service For Aids Prevention And Support (ISAPSO)
Contact person: Beletu Mengistu
P.O. Box 27320
Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 564335 / 550162
Fax: +251 1 555179
- Training of peer educators; seminars; condom promotion and distribution; development and distribution of IEC material

15. Mekdim HIV Positive Persons And AIDS Orphans National Association
Contact person: Mengistu Zemene
P.O. Box 31218
Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 56 03 80 / +251 1 56 30 03
Fax: +251 1 56 87 33
Email: [email protected]
- Psychological and social support; home care; awareness raising

16. The MESOB HIV/AIDS Networking Project
c/o InterAfrica Group's NGO Networking Service
Contact person: Renee Storteboom
P.O. Box 1631
Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 514575
Fax: +251 1 517554
Email: [email protected]
- Networking and information-sharing; education

17. Nazreth Children's Center and Integrated Development (NACID)
Contact person: Kassaye Haile
P.O. Box 40943
Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 200081
Fax: +251 1 711288
Email: [email protected]
- Prevention; training; IEC materials production and distribution; condom distribution; awareness raising

18. Norwegian Church Aid
Contact person: Hans Birkeland
P.O. Box 1248
Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 51 29 22 / +251 1 51 29 27
Fax: +251 1 51 81 67
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.nca.no
- Works in partnership with local organisations and provides technical and financial assistance to allow them to deliver various services and activities to their target groups

19. Organisation For Social Services For Aids (OSSA)
Contact person: Girma Assefa
P.O. Box 2385
Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 506858/531683
Fax: +251 1 51 53 06
Email: [email protected]
- Umbrella NGO; information and education materials; community based care; testing and counselling; programmes for orphans; support; community economic project

20. Pro Pride
Contact person: Digafe Feleke
P.O. Box 13047
Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 524417
Fax: +251 1 756399
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.devinet.org/propride
- Health education on HIV/AIDS and STDs; publication of monthly newspaper, brochures, posters and other IEC materials; radio sensitization programme; drama and musical shows on HIV/AIDS; counselling services; psychosocial support of HIV/AIDS patients; voluntary counselling and testing

21. Save Your Generation Association
Contact person: Abebe Demisu
P.O. Box 14685
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 1 123882 / +251 1 565026
Fax: +251 1 553619 (c/o DSW)
Email: [email protected]
- Information; education; condom programming; empowerment of vulnerable groups; community economic project; advocacy

22. UN Theme Group on HIV/AIDS, Chair
Mr Samuel Nyambi
UNDP Resident Representative
P.O. Box 5580
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: 251 1 51 51 77 / 51 10 25 direct
Fax: 251 1 51 51 47 or 51 45 99
Email: [email protected]
- Supports an expanded response and policy advice on preventing transmission of HIV, providing care and support, reducing the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV/AIDS

23. UNAIDS Country representative
Ms Emebet Admassu (NPO)
Tel: 251 1 51 01 52
Fax: 251 51 10 21
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]
- Education/training; surveillance and research; empowerment of vulnerable groups; programmes for orphans and surviving dependants; community economic project

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Recent ETHIOPIA Reports

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Calls for greater youth involvement in anti-AIDS fight, 4/Mar/04
Botswana and Ethiopia to cooperate in fighting HIV/AIDS, 2/Mar/04
IRIN interview with anti-FGM activist Berhane Ras-Work, 9/Feb/04
First free treatment programme for AIDS patients launched, 29/Jan/04

Links

The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria
AEGIS
The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
International Council of AIDS Services Organisations (ICASO)

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