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.
As the epidemic is changing overtime, the strategies will focus on enabling continuous generation and use of strategic information to institute evidence-based and informed decision making in the multi-sectoral response against HIV/AIDS. HAPCO's strategies include:
To ensure timely generation and utilization of strategic information and thus enhance evidence-based decision making for the multisectoral HIV/AIDS response.