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.
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.
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.
Creating access and increasing the utilization of HIV/AIDS services with the view of reaching universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support is the primary focus of this program. In addition to HAPCO's focus to expand ART services and ensure the quality of service, other strategies of this program include: