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CBM-US Receives $3 Million Grant To Fund HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Efforts in Africa
Date:9/10/2009

CBM-US will create HIV/AIDS prevention and care efforts targeting children and adults with disabilities living in Sub-Sahara Africa, thanks to a $3 million, multi-year US government grant. CBM is a leading organization advocating and working on behalf of persons with disabilities living in 100 of the world's poorest countries.

Greenville, SC (PRWEB) September 10, 2009 -- CBM-US (www.cbmus.org) (formerly known as Christian Blind Mission International) has received a $3.3 million federal grant for HIV/AIDS prevention and care efforts in the sub-Sahara region of Africa.

The grant is the single largest monetary grant CBM-US has ever received; over three years it will fund HIV/AIDS education, care, counseling and other assistance for people with disabilities living in the region. Grant funding was awarded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) which is part of a broader effort within PEPFAR (the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief).

"While there are many organizations in Africa trying to contain the AIDS epidemic, these mainstream organizations aren't focused or are woefully equipped to reach people with disabilities," said Ron Nabors, CEO of CBM-US.

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that about 10 percent of the population in a developing country has a disability. CBM will focus on the country of Tanzania; considering its population of 34.5 million, there are 3.3 million people living with some type of impairment.

A 2009 study by the Tanzanian Commission for Aids concluded that people with disabilities are engaging in high-risk sexual activities yet are less educated about HIV than their peers and more likely to be excluded from critical HIV services.

For this initiative, CBM is working with one of its existing partners in
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