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Ethiopian UN Truckers Taught About Condoms, AIDS

August 21, 2001

More than 2,000 truckers hired by the World Food Program in Ethiopia have been given lessons on the proper use of condoms as part of a two-month course on HIV/AIDS prevention, said the UN agency yesterday. The courses were conducted with the collaboration of a local agency, Integrated Services for AIDS Prevention and Support Organization, in the capital and other major commercial crossroads. Three million people are HIV-positive in Ethiopia.

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Agence France Presse

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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