U.S. Gives Ethiopia Over $84 Million to Fight HIV/AIDS
February 8, 2006
According to an agreement signed today in Addis Ababa, the United States will provide Ethiopia with more than $84 million to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS. The agreement strives to enhance common planning, resource allocation, monitoring and evaluation among groups working on the implementation of Ethiopia's national HIV/AIDS strategy. Signed by Ethiopian Health Minister D. Tewodros Adhanom and U.S. Ambassador Vicki Huddelston, the accord provides for the two countries to advance HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment under the auspices of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.
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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.