PEPFAR’s Country/Regional Operational Plans

We want to hear from you! PEPFAR’s Country/Regional Operational Plans reflect our commitment to transparency, impact, equity, & stakeholder involvement. Draft COP/ROP23 & FY24 Technical Considerations documents are open for public comment until Jan. 23. For COP/ROP23 Guidance, click here [4 MB] . To provide your feedback on the draft guidance, click here  and to access the draft FY24 Technical Considerations, …

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Dr. Amiee Rurangwa, PEPFAR Country Coordinator

U.S. Embassy, Addis Ababa Interview with Voice of America, December 23, 2022  VOA/Meleskachew Amha– Dr. Aimee Rurangwa I must thank you very much for giving this time.  My first question is that the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS rehabilitation [sic] was launched almost 20 years ago. How do you describe the program’s performance in Ethiopia …

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Ambassador Jacobson Visits Hawassa, Sidama & SNNP Regions to Review U.S. Supported Projects

Addis Ababa, December 9, 2022 – Ambassador Tracey Jacobson, Chargé d’Affaires of the U. S. Embassy in Addis Ababa, traveled to Hawassa to meet with the regional presidents of both the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (SNNP) and the Sidama regions.  She met with SNNPR President H.E. Ristu Yirdaw and President of Sidama Region H.E. …

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Reimagining PEPFAR to Ensure Equity: Access to Quality, People-Centered HIV Prevention and Treatment Services

By: Dr. Aimee Rurangwa, PEPFAR Ethiopia Country Coordinator On World AIDS Day, commemorated on December 1 every year, we pay tribute to the millions who are infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS worldwide and reflect on our efforts towards ending HIV/AIDS. On this day, we also renew our commitment to supporting the wellbeing of those …

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Welcoming Dr. John Nkengasong as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JUNE 13, 2022 Today we welcomed Dr. John N. Nkengasong as the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy at the U.S. Department of State. In this role, Ambassador Nkengasong will lead, manage, and oversee the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the largest commitment by any nation to …

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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at the Inauguration of Amhara Public Health Institiute

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the Inauguration of Amhara Public Health Institute Bahir Dar June 22, 2018 (As prepared for delivery)   Your Excellency Gedu Andargachew, President of the Amhara Regional State; Mrs. Saharla Abdulahi, State Minister of Health; Dr. Abebaw Gebeyehu, Head of the Amhara Regional Health Bureau; Dr. Ebba Abate, Director General of the …

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New USAID-Built Health Center to Serve 25,000 People in Kuni, West Gojjam

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over the newly constructed Kuni Health Center to the Amhara Regional Health Bureau at a special inauguration ceremony. The new health center was constructed through USAID’s Ethiopia Health Infrastructure Program, which is funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). As a result, …

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USAID Assistance Expands Community HIV Care and Treatment Services

Addis Ababa, September 19, 2017 – The U.S. Government, through the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), today announced the launch of the five-year, $40 million Community HIV Care and Treatment project. Through the project, USAID aims to contribute to the 90-90-90 global goals, which are 90 percent of people living with HIV diagnosed, 90 …

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