HIV/AIDS Prevention Activities Said Successful

The Federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office (HAPCO) said the efforts made during the past five years to curb the speared of HIV/AIDS have yielded remarkable results.

In Search of "Made-to-Measure" HIV Prevention

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.

565,000 People Receive VCT In SNNP

More than 565,000 people have received Voluntarily Counseling and blood Testing (VCT) in South Ethiopia Peoples State over the last six months, state’s health bureau said.

HIV/AIDS Prevalence Rate Decreasing In Ethiopia

The Federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office (FHAPCO) said that HIV/AIDS prevalence rate has been declining significantly in Ethiopia.

  • Joint Performance Review Meeting of the National Multi-sectoral Response against HIV/AIDS
    Arba Minch, September 17: The 2005 EFY four-day annual Joint Performance Review Meeting of the National Multi-sectoral Response against HIV/AIDS began yesterday in this capital city of Gamo Gofa Zone with visits of selected best practice sites in and around Arba Minch town. The meeting is being attended by high-level…
  • HIV Prevalence level shows a drastic Fall in Ethiopia
    Addis Ababa-The HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office (FHAPCO) said that adult HIV prevalence level has fallen from 2.1% in 2011 to 1.3% in 2013 owing to the sound strategic plans designed and implemented over the years, strong leadership commitment and program ownership. Speaking at a press conference held on 24…

 

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Quick Facts

  • 33.3 million
  • 33.3 million[31.4-35.3] people were living with HIV worldwide in 2009
  • 1.8 million
  • In 2010 there were 1.8 million AIDS-Related deaths, lower than the 2.2 million in 2005

[Source: WHO/UNAIDS]