When Police snatched a 1-0 friendly from METEC in December at the soccer pitch at the GERD-P compound, more was at stake than bragging rights at Ethiopia’s historic dam site. “We use football as a way to increase vigilance and protective behavior around HIV and
Original research by DKT Ethiopia points to the strength of the organization’s two brands – Sensation and Hiwot Trust – in the private sector in Ethiopia. Over 90% of respondents in a 20-town survey of 1,100 current condom users are using a DKT brand condom. Among these, nearly three-fourths
Sensation Xtra, DKT’s new brand extension, is now available in outlets throughout Ethiopia. “We introduced Sensation Xtra nationally in early September and it’s now available in all regions,” says Negussie GebreTsadik, DKT Ethiopia’s National Operations Director. “We’re excited to continue the success of Sensation while
DKT Ethiopia planting #trees in collaboration with the Agency for civil society organizations and Ethiopian civil society forum.
DKT Ethiopia awarded 22 best performing partner clinics for generating the highest CYP. DKT Ethiopia provided 520 face shields for its partner clinics. The face shields, distributed to 104 clinics working in partnership with DKT, are aimed at intensifying COVID-19 prevention in health institutions providing
DKT Ethiopia’s foray into family planning service is meeting with success. The organization’s Partner Clinic model, which seeks to improve FP coverage and utilization in the private sector, is a hybrid product distribution and service delivery network started in May 2015 with 5 private clinics.
DKT Ethiopia distributed 54 million condoms, 4.5 million cycles of oral contraceptives, 3.6 million injectable contraceptives, and 2.6 million emergency contraceptives, among other products, from July 2015 – June 2016. Together, DKT’s product distribution amounted to 3.2 million CYP. Servicing 15,000 pharmaceutical and clinical outlets on
Desta Gebrehiwot thinks the Ethiopian media must increase its reporting on HIV and family planning. “Many papers lack journalists who are experts in the health sector,” says Desta, a Senior Reporter with The Ethiopian Herald and graduate of Addis Ababa University’s School of Journalism and
With the global incidence of HIV leveling off and even increasing in some areas, a concerted effort is required to sustain gains. Ethiopia’s success in dealing with HIV/AIDS is one of the shining examples globally. From 1999 to 2015, prevalence decreased from 3.4% to 1.2%,
DKT is seeking bids for Fleet Management & Tracking System (GPS) Services. See the announcement here. Completed bids must be received by DKT by July 22, 2016, as per the details included in the bid announcement.