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	CDC works in Ethiopia
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The CDC office in Ethiopia was established in 2001 and works closely with the Ministry of Health and other partners to maintain strong programs in training, treatment, counseling and testing, and laboratory capacity building.

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CDC office (physical presence)
11 U.S. Assignees
70 Locally Employed

iconEthiopia at a Glance

Population: 98,148,000
Per capita income: $1500
Life expectancy at birth women/men: 65 /62 yrs
Infant mortality rate: 49.0
Source: Population Reference Bureau, 2014

iconTop 10 Causes of Death

  1. Lower respiratory infections 10%
  2. Diarrheal Diseases 8%
  3. HIV 7%
  4. Tuberculosis 7%
  5. Stroke 7%
  6. Cancer 6%
  7. Ischemic Heart Disease 4%
  8. Preterm Birth Complications 3%
  9. Malaria 2%
  10. Road Injuries 2%

What CDC Is Doing

CDC in Ethiopia
  • HIV testing and counseling of pregnant women’s partners increased from 13% to 51%
  • Exposed infants enrolled in antiretroviral therapy from 13% to 97%
  • As of September 2012, CDC directly supported the provision of antiretroviral treatment to 167,011 men, women, and children.
  • In FY 2012 alone, CDC directly supported the provision of 10,100 voluntary medical male circumcisions.
  • Page last reviewed: April 11, 2016
  • Page last updated: April 11, 2016
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