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ETHIOPIA: "Marshall Plan" for African AIDS crisis
29 May 2003 (PlusNews ), Irish musician and activist Bob Geldof on Wednesday urged Ethiopia's general public and government officials to acknowledge the scale of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the country.
ETHIOPIA: Geldof launches HIV/AIDS appeal
28 May 2003 (PlusNews ), The Irish rock star, Bob Geldof, on Wednesday urged Ethiopia and its politicians to face up to the devastating HIV/AIDS virus.
ETHIOPIA: Star revisits Ethiopian crisis
26 May 2003 (PlusNews ), A return visit by musician and activist Bob Geldof could benefit Ethiopia's humanitarian emergency and HIV/AIDS pandemic, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday.
ETHIOPIA: Religion focuses on HIV/AIDS awareness
12 May 2003 (PlusNews ), A week-long religious HIV/AIDS campaign was launched in Ethiopia on Friday 9 May.
ETHIOPIA: Religious leaders unite in battle against AIDS
9 May 2003 (PlusNews ), Ethiopian religious leaders have, for the first time, united in the battle against the devastating AIDS pandemic sweeping the country.
ETHIOPIA: UNICEF tackles spread of HIV to children
2 May 2003 (PlusNews ), The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday announced a new joint initiative to tackle mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia.
ETHIOPIA: UNICEF, gov't tackling HIV/AIDS transmission to children
1 May 2003 (PlusNews ), The UN's Children's Fund (UNICEF) and Ethiopian government are tackling mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS, which has affected as many as 200,000 children in Ethiopia.
ETHIOPIA: Anti-HIV/AIDS drugs to be produced locally
15 April 2003 (PlusNews ), Ethiopia is to become one of the first countries in Africa to produce its own drugs to tackle the devastating HIV/AIDS crisis, health officials told IRIN on Tuesday.
ETHIOPIA: Home-made HIV/AIDS drugs for Ethiopia
15 April 2003 (PlusNews ), Ethiopia's Drug Administration and Control Authority on Tuesday said it was set to begin local manufacture of generic HIV/AIDS drugs.
ETHIOPIA: US helps set up AIDS testing centre
7 April 2003 (PlusNews ), The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has pledged almost US $500,000 for an HIV/AIDS testing centre for thousands of people in Addis Ababa.
ETHIOPIA: HIV/AIDS awareness stepped up
26 March 2003 (PlusNews ), The development agency, Save the Children on Tuesday said it would step up HIV/AIDS awareness programmes in remote areas of Ethiopia to ensure the pandemic does not further hamper relief efforts.
ETHIOPIA: HIV/AIDS awareness programmes increased
25 March 2003 (PlusNews ), An international aid organisation in Ethiopia has announced it is stepping up HIV/AIDS awareness, as the country is gripped by drought, to ensure the virus does not further hamper relief efforts.
ETHIOPIA: US helping to combat HIV/AIDS in the military
4 March 2003 (PlusNews ), The US has launched a campaign to combat HIV/AIDS and other diseases in the Ethiopian military, it was announced on Tuesday.
ETHIOPIA: "Dramatic effect" of HIV/AIDS prevention programmes
14 February 2003 (PlusNews ), HIV/AIDS prevention programmes have had a dramatic effect on changing risky sexual behaviour, authors of a five-year study in Ethiopia said on Friday.
ETHIOPIA: ETHIOPIA: HIV/AIDS prevalence at 6.6 percent
16 December 2002 (PlusNews ), The recent fourth edition of "AIDS in Ethiopia," shows HIV/AIDS prevalence in Ethiopia for 2002 at 6.6 percent, the Addis Tribune reported last week.
ETHIOPIA: Interview with Carol Bellamy, Executive Director of UNICEF
10 December 2002 (PlusNews ), In an interview with IRIN following her two-day visit to Ethiopia, UNICEF Executive Director, Carol Bellamy, talks about HIV/AIDS, the drought, and the responsibilities of the government and donors.
ETHIOPIA: Interview with Negatu Mereke, head of the National AIDS Secretariat
27 November 2002 (PlusNews ), Negatu Mereke is the head of the National AIDS Secretariat – the Ethiopian government's task force coordinating the fight against AIDS. Here, ahead of World Aids Day, Negatu - who took over the helm of the secretariat in February 2002 - tells IRIN how it is overcoming criticism of incompetence from the World Bank and how it will go about trying to win the war against the virus.
ETHIOPIA: UNAIDS warns against stigma
26 November 2002 (PlusNews ), Stigma and discrimination of HIV/AIDS victims are preventing countries from adequately tackling the pandemic, the UN’s anti-AIDS taskforce in Ethiopia said on Tuesday.
ETHIOPIA: Launch of first-ever Braille newspaper in Africa
19 November 2002 (PlusNews ), A Braille newspaper for the blind – believed to be the first of its kind in Africa – is to be launched in Ethiopia.
ETHIOPIA: Anti-AIDS taskforce criticised
6 November 2002 (PlusNews ), Ethiopia's anti-AIDS taskforce came under fire on Wednesday for failing to fund projects aimed at tackling the virus – despite a three-year US $59 million loan from the World Bank.

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