“Over the five-year life of MULU prevention, 100 million free condoms per year will be distributed, 2 million counselling and testing sessions will be conducted, and half a million sexually transmitted infection cases will be treated,” said Donald Booth, US Ambassador to Ethiopia, launching the programme on 31 May 2012 in the capital, Addis Ababa.
“This programme is going to focus on… getting services for people who practice high-risk behaviours such as having multiple sex partners concurrently,” Renee DeMarco, a senior technical advisor to HIV/AIDS Prevention and Social Services at the US Agency for International Development (USAID)-Ethiopia, told IRIN/PlusNews.
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