Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods and Landslides - Apr 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Aug 2017
- Ethiopia: Measles Outbreak - May 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Ethiopia: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - May 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Apr 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Ethiopia: Drought - 2015-2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2014
Most read reports
- The Crisis Below the Headlines: Conflict Displacement in Ethiopia
- Ethiopia to vaccinate more than 1 million people against yellow fever
- Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Ethiopia - Round 13: September - October 2018
- Ethiopia – Eritrean Refugee Influx (DG ECHO, UNHCR, NRC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 September 2018)
- Ethiopia Food Security Outlook, October 2018 to May 2019
Ethiopia is one of the largest implementers of grants supported by the Global Fund partnership. In the last decade, the eastern African nation has made superior gains against HIV, TB and malaria, and has achieved significant results in reducing child mortality and improving maternal health care.
Despite progress, Ethiopia still has relatively low percapita income, and it faces serious health challenges.
Nearly 800,000 people are estimated to be living with HIV in the country. The disease is the second leading cause of death in the country after respiratory infections.
MADRID – The government of Spain today announced an agreement to waive debts owed by Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia in exchange for investments in domestic health programs supported by the Global Fund.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The Government of Ethiopia and the Global Fund partnership today signed four new grants for US$551.6 million to fight HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria and to build resilient and sustainable systems for health.
The financial resources provided through the Global Fund come from many sources and partners, represented today by the UK Department for International Development, the European Union, the Italian Development Cooperation, the United States, GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and WHO, among others.
Country Feature: Ethiopia
“Failure is not an option” declares a sign that appears on wall after wall in St. Peter’s Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. On the top floor of the hospital complex, which sits atop a hill, Dr. Amha Fantaye watches with concern when he sees patients with the burden of tuberculosis walk slowly up the long incline leading to the hospital.
KEY RESULTS INCLUDE:
3.6 million people currently receiving antiretroviral therapy
9.3 million people treated for tuberculosis
270 million insecticide-treated nets distributed to protect families from malaria
8.7 million lives saved
Grants aim to achieve universal HIV treatment, eliminate malaria deaths by 2015
ADDIS ABABA – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the Government of Ethiopia signed two grant agreements today for US$424 million with the aim of achieving universal coverage of HIV treatment and completely eliminating malaria deaths in Ethiopia by 2015.
Geneva – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis Malaria has invested $4.1 billion since 2002 to fight malaria, helping to save 830,000 lives by the end of 2010 through a dramatic increase in use of insecticide-treated nets and effective anti-malaria drugs in countries where the disease is endemic. An additional $2.18 billion in financing for malaria has been approved but not yet disbursed.
By mid-2011 results from programs that receive Global Fund support showed that 190 million insecticide-treated bed nets had been distributed to protect families from malaria.
Joint press release
NAIROBI, KENYA, 27, May 2010 - Government representatives from 20 African countries highly affected by HIV/AIDS gathered today in Nairobi to discuss ways to virtually eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2015.
The three-day-consultation from 26 to 28 May is co-organized by the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and UN agencies, including UNAIDS, UNICEF, UNFPA and WHO. Participants are exploring how to expand and strengthen services for pregnant women and increase treatment for infected mothers and children.
Major upscaling of malaria prevention in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Nigeria
Geneva - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced today that it has transferred USD 336 million to Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Nigeria to pay for the provision of more than 50 million long-lasting insecticidal nets in the next few months. Together, this will amount to a 2/3 increase of the number of bed nets in Africa through Global Fund supported programmes.
Ninety per cent of malaria deaths occur in Africa.
88 Million Bed Nets Distributed for Malaria
Geneva - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today announced that 2.3 million people living with HIV have been reached with lifesaving antiretroviral (ARV) treatment through AIDS programs it supports, a 31 per cent increase over results reported a year ago.
Global Fund-supported tuberculosis programs have so far put more than 5.4 million people on effective TB drugs treatment. Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death among HIV-infected people; the World Health Organization estimates that TB accounts for up to a …
This fact sheet outlines the principles and approach in determining the number of people on antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) for HIV/AIDS treatment, with a breakdown of the results by country, and answers to commonly-asked questions.
Question 1: How many people are receiving ARVs from programs supported by Global Fund grants?
As of June 1st 2009, programs supported by the Global Fund have reported 2.3 million people currently on ARVs for treatment of HIV/AIDS.
Question 2: What is the regional breakdown of people currently receiving ARVs?