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COTE D'IVOIRE: Nationwide HIV/AIDS prevalence survey to be launched in November
15 September 2004 (PlusNews ), Cote d'Ivoire is preparing to launch its first nationwide HIV prevalence survey in fifteen years, covering 10,000 homes in both government and rebel-held areas of the divided country, Mamadou Diallo, the head of UNAIDS in Cote d’Ivoire, said on Tuesday.
COTE D'IVOIRE: Nurses run checkpoint gauntlet to get medicines for north
30 August 2004 (PlusNews ), Battling your way past rebel and government soldiers to buy medical supplies does not fall under a nurse's usual job description. But for Sister Rosalia, trying to treat the sick in the northern half of Cote d'Ivoire, it is an unavoidable chore.
COTE D'IVOIRE: Loan suspension disrupts planned AIDS projects
22 June 2004 (PlusNews ), Planned HIV/AIDS and disarmament programmes have been disrupted in Cote d'ivoire following the World Bank's suspension of more than US $150 million in loans.
COTE D'IVOIRE: Cheaper drugs for HIV-positive people
7 June 2004 (PlusNews ), Cote d'Ivoire has announced plans to slash the price of antiretroviral treatment for thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS.
COTE D'IVOIRE: Government slashes price of ARV treatment for AIDS
3 June 2004 (PlusNews ), The government of Cote d'Ivoire has announced plans to slash the price of antiretroviral (ARV) treatment for thousands of people living with AIDS with the help of a US $14 million grant from the United States.
COTE D'IVOIRE: AIDS activists angry at slow disbursement from Global Fund
11 May 2004 (PlusNews ), AIDS activists are angry that six months after Cote d'Ivoire received a US$91 million grant to fight the disease, not a penny of the money has been spent on actual projects to fight the spread of the HIV virus or help those living with AIDS.
COTE D'IVOIRE: More than half the patients tested in rebel hospital HIV positive
27 January 2004 (PlusNews ), There is no reliable data on the extent to which AIDS has increased in the rebel-held north of Cote d'Ivoire since civil war broke out 16 months ago, but recent informal studies by one haematologist working at the main hospital in the northern town of Korhogo showed alarming results.
COTE D'IVOIRE-SENEGAL: Activists warn against complacency over HIV/AIDS
16 December 2003 (PlusNews ), West Africa's HIV/AIDS pandemic has been overshadowed by the higher infection rates in southern Africa. But the World Health Organisation's (WHO) latest global HIV-AIDS update warns against complacency. Activists in Cote d'Ivoire and Senegal highlight some of the forgotten crises
COTE D'IVOIRE: Orphans targeted by new national action plan
14 November 2003 (PlusNews ), Some 600,000 orphans and more than one million people living with HIV/AIDS in Cote d' Ivoire are expected to benefit from a new national action plan.
COTE D'IVOIRE: Mother-to-child HIV/AIDS rates drop
12 November 2003 (PlusNews ), The rate of mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS in Cote d'Ivoire has been significantly reduced from 30 percent to 14 percent over the last four years, the country's National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) has said.
COTE D'IVOIRE: Global Fund millions to tackle HIV/AIDS
2 October 2003 (PlusNews ), Ivorian AIDS NGOs have expressed concern about whether a new Global AIDS Fund grant would reach its intended recipients.
COTE D'IVOIRE: Global Fund offers $18 m to fight HIV/AIDS
1 October 2003 (PlusNews ), The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Malaria and Tuberculosis is to provide US $18 million to NGOs and other groups in Cote d'Ivoire for activities in the field of HIV/AIDS, under an agreement between the fund and the Ivorian government health ministry.
COTE D'IVOIRE: Condom machines placed in internet cafes to combat AIDS
25 August 2003 (PlusNews ), The government of Cote d'Ivoire has started to place condom dispensing machines in internet cafes as part of its drive to control HIV/AIDS infection among young people, a government official said on Monday.
COTE D'IVOIRE: Wrangle delays $91m aid package to fight AIDS
25 June 2003 (PlusNews ), The Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has delayed the disbursement of a US $91 million grant to Cote d'Ivoire because of a dispute between government departments in Abidjan over who gets to spend the money, official sources said.
COTE D'IVOIRE: Struggle to revive health services in rebel-held north
8 May 2003 (PlusNews ), The bullets have stopped flying in most of the rebel-held areas of northern Cote d'Ivoire, but health services in the region have all but collapsed, according to relief agencies working hard to support over three million people in the region.
COTE D'IVOIRE: War hampers AIDS struggle
9 April 2003 (PlusNews ), AIDS NGOs are concerned that Cote d'Ivoire's political unrest will hamper the disbursement of a recent Global Fund grant, the Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency reported on Wednesday.
COTE D'IVOIRE: Japanese aid for local organisations
29 October 2001 (PlusNews ), Japan has granted 96.2 million CFA (about US $136,000) to five local organisations to help promote development and improve living conditions, the Japanese embassy in Abidjan said in a news release.

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