Africa Notes: HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia: The Silence Is Broken; the Stigma Is Not - July 2001
July 1, 2001
The views on HIV/AIDS contained in this paper are those of a layperson. They represent the thoughts of a political scientist who served for more than three years (1996–1999) as the U.S. ambassador to Ethiopia. During that time he was actively involved in the HIV/AIDS issue. The paper also reflects impressions and information obtained during a recent two-week visit leading a group of medical experts and public health professionals committed to identifying projects that the nongovernmental organization (NGO).