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ERITREA: Gov't says HIV prevalence stabilising

NAIROBI, 21 October (PLUSNEWS) - The HIV prevalence in Eritrea has shown a slight decline over the past few years and appears to have stabilised, with survey results showing that the unweighted national prevalence rate has fallen from 2.8 percent in 2001 to 2.4 percent last year, a government official told IRIN on Tuesday. Full report

ERITREA: Focus - Eritrea tackles AIDS

ASMARA, 10 July (PLUSNEWS) - It's mid-morning at the HIV voluntary counselling and testing centre (VCT) in Asmara. About 20 men and women are waiting to be seen by a counsellor. Full report

ERITREA-ETHIOPIA: UN peacekeepers providing AIDS awareness training

ADDIS ABABA, 4 June (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. Full report

ERITREA: Focus on rapid expansion of HIV/AIDS

NAIROBI, 9 May (PLUSNEWS) - Eritrea faces a rapid expansion of the HIV/AIDS pandemic within the next few years, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS has warned. Full report

ERITREA-ETHIOPIA: UN initiative targets HIV/AIDS among soldiers

NAIROBI, 18 October (PLUSNEWS) - The training of HIV/AIDS educators for the Ethiopian army is part of a broader initiative by the United Nations Mission to Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) with the armies of both countries and the UN military contingent, which started in mid-July. Full report

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