The National Program to Prevent AIDS in the Ethiopian Community

By B. Rosen, R. Matzliach, A. Dubani, R. Shtarkshall

Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute, 2004

In the mid-1990s, the Government of Israel decided to strengthen its efforts to prevent the transmission of the AIDS virus among new immigrants from Ethiopia. This decision was made in light of concern about the level of the HIV virus in that population. Beginning in 1997, a special budget was earmarked for health education and prevention activities culturally appropriate and accessible to the Ethiopian community.

Topic: Beta Israel, Immigration, Ethiopian Jews, Education, Cultural Sensitivity, Health and Healing

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Israel

Language: Hebrew

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Rosen, B.. Matzliach, R.. Dubani, A.. Shtarkshall, R.. The National Program to Prevent AIDS in the Ethiopian Community. Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute. 2004:


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