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ETHIOPIA: Teenagers convene anti-HIV/AIDS workshop
17 October 2002 (PlusNews ), An Ethiopian living with the HIV/AIDS virus has helped launch the country’s first-ever teenage forum aimed at tackling the disease.
ETHIOPIA: Interview with top athlete Haile Gebreselassie
16 October 2002 (PlusNews ), After renewing his pledge last week to highlight the problem of the million HIV/AIDS orphans in Ethiopia through the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), Haile Gebreselassie, one of the greatest athletes in the world, tells PlusNews why he has personally campaigned to emphasise the problem among the youth, and how drug companies dealing in anti-retroviral drugs have a moral obligation to sell them more cheaply.
ETHIOPIA: Raising AIDS awareness through art
14 October 2002 (PlusNews ), Ethiopian youth are using public mural painting, theatre, song and silk-screening to educate others about HIV/AIDS prevention.
ETHIOPIA: Princess Anne ends visit, deplores lack of health care
11 October 2002 (PlusNews ), Speaking at the end of a five-day trip to Ethiopia, where some 30 million people are too poor to buy vital medicines, Princess Anne on Thursday urged the international community to do more to help millions of Africans who cannot afford health care.
ETHIOPIA: Star athlete joins fight against AIDS
9 October 2002 (PlusNews ), Ethiopia's Olympic gold medallist Haile Gebreselassie on Wednesday urged young Ethiopians to fight the scourge of HIV/AIDS.
ETHIOPIA: President opens parliament, warns against AIDS
7 October 2002 (PlusNews ), Ethiopian President Girma Woldegiorgis opened parliament on Monday with a grim warning about the twin evils of AIDS and drought that the country now faces.
ETHIOPIA: HIV/AIDS risk awareness "very low", survey finds
3 July 2002 (PlusNews ), Most of Ethiopia's 65 million people are at "high risk" from HIV/AIDS, the world’s most far-reaching-ever sexual survey has established.
ETHIOPIA: More funds needed to tackle AIDS
5 June 2002 (PlusNews ), Ethiopia needs at least US $166 million a year to fight the HIV/AIDS crisis that is devastating the country, a government official has said.
ERITREA-ETHIOPIA: UN peacekeepers providing AIDS awareness training
4 June 2002 (PlusNews ), The UN peacekeeping mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) has taken the lead in providing training on how to tackle the HIV/AIDS epidemic sweeping Africa.
ETHIOPIA: Training for HIV/AIDS youth counsellors launched
20 May 2002 (PlusNews ), Ethiopia’s first-ever team of youth counsellors who will help combat HIV/AIDS has been launched. The members of the 30-strong team will be returning to their local communities to teach youth counsellors in the fight against the virus.
ETHIOPIA: Major anti-HIV/AIDS campaign to be launched
14 May 2002 (PlusNews ), A major campaign aimed at providing young people with HIV/AIDS counselling and testing is to be launched in Ethiopia.
ETHIOPIA: Mobile units help in HIV/AIDS prevention
17 April 2002 (PlusNews ), The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has launched a programme to bring HIV/AIDS prevention, counselling and testing to migrant populations in Ethiopia.
ETHIOPIA: Focus on economic impact of AIDS
22 February 2002 (PlusNews ), The devastating impact of HIV/AIDS in Africa is all too evident. Millions have died, their children orphaned and entire communities destroyed. But it is the crippling effect of AIDS on African economies that is now starting to ring alarm bells.
ETHIOPIA: Help needed to tackle AIDS
13 February 2002 (PlusNews ), Ethiopia can never defeat AIDS alone and needs the help of the international community, the deputy speaker of the country’s House of Representatives admitted on Wednesday.
ETHIOPIA: Over 200,000 under-fives have HIV/AIDS
6 February 2002 (PlusNews ), Two hundred and fifty thousand children under the age of five are living with the HIV/AIDS virus in Ethiopia, according to the ministry of health.
ETHIOPIA: FOCUS on AIDS and the elderly
23 January 2002 (PlusNews ), They are the forgotten victims of the HIV/AIDS virus that is devastating Africa. Amid the terrible social and economic destruction, all too often it is the elderly who are left to pick up the pieces.
ETHIOPIA: Church leader warns against spread of AIDS
22 January 2002 (PlusNews ), The head of the Ethiopian Orthodox church has warned about the spread of AIDS in a sermon marking the country's holiest day.
ETHIOPIA: New organisation to deal with AIDS orphans
11 January 2002 (PlusNews ), A new organisation tasked with supporting the burgeoning number of AIDS orphans is to be set up in Ethiopia.
ETHIOPIA: AIDS orphans reaches one million mark
12 December 2001 (PlusNews ), The number of AIDS orphans in Ethiopia has reached the one million mark, according to the ministry of health, placing an even greater strain on the country's already stretched social services.
ETHIOPIA: Opposition criticises government AIDS programme
6 December 2001 (PlusNews ), Opposition political parties have strongly criticised the government's HIV/AIDS programme labelling it ineffective and calling on the government to declare a state of emergency as the only way to combat the spread of the disease

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