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ETHIOPIA: Transport sector launches HIV policy
ADDIS ABABA, 17 January 2011 (PlusNews) - The Ethiopian government has unveiled an HIV policy for its transport sector, which has grown significantly in recent years alongside the rapidly expanding road network.
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ETHIOPIA: Five-year plan to halve new HIV infections
ADDIS ABABA, 23 December 2010 (PlusNews) - Ethiopia's government has come up with an ambitious plan to halve new HIV infections, quadruple its annual condom distribution and put 85 percent of people who need life-prolonging HIV medication on treatment within five years.
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ETHIOPIA: HIV risk in a booming construction industry
ADDIS ABABA, 6 December 2010 (PlusNews) - Everywhere in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, modern buildings are popping up and wide roads are being built. The country's booming construction sector is attracting thousands of labourers, and government officials are increasingly recognizing the need to target these workers with HIV prevention services.
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HIV/AIDS: MSM groups hail pill to prevent HIV
NAIROBI, 24 November 2010 (PlusNews) - Gay rights groups have hailed the results of the first study to show that an antiretroviral (ARV) drug can prevent HIV as an important step in the fight against HIV, but say that in countries that criminalize homosexuality, the breakthrough is unlikely to have a significant impact.
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HEALTH: New global plan aims to wipe out TB
JOHANNESBURG, 14 October 2010 (PlusNews) - A new roadmap for curbing the global epidemic of tuberculosis aims to save five million lives between 2011 and 2015 and eliminate TB as a public health problem by 2050 but comes with a price tag of US$47 billion, nearly half of which must still be found.
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HIV/AIDS: Global Fund looks to private sector to fill funding gap
JOHANNESBURG, 14 October 2010 (PlusNews) - With its coffers running at least US$1 billion short, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is looking to the private sector to fill the funding gap.
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ETHIOPIA: In search of "made-to-measure" HIV prevention
ADDIS ABABA, 3 May 2010 (PlusNews) - With more than half of all Ethiopian adults tested for HIV in the past five years and a campaign for behaviour change in place, specialists are now calling for a more targeted approach.
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ETHIOPIA: Feeding family unity
ADDIS ABABA, 23 April 2010 (PlusNews) - Grandmother Anchilalo Ejigu was distraught when her daughter died two years ago, leaving behind two children under five; the family’s other relatives refused to take in the children, so at the age of 50, Anchilalo became a parent all over again.
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ETHIOPIA: Real-life drama
ADDIS ABABA, 12 March 2010 (PlusNews) - On stage in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, Mestihet Temane, 27, enacts the story of how, after the death of her parents, a young woman winds up alone on the streets with no money, no confidence and no support.
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ETHIOPIA: Condom creations grace the catwalk
ADDIS ABABA, 9 February 2010 (PlusNews) - The whims of fashion collided with some of life's harsher realities when, during a recent fashion show in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, condoms were the fabric of choice on the catwalk.
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