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New handbook on HIV/AIDS treatment released

00:16 | 08/01/2015

The Administration for HIV/AIDS Control under the Ministry of Health released a new handbook for the treatment and care of HIV/AIDS patients at a conference on July 31.

PPP focus urged as HIV/AIDS aid drops

10:12 | 07/17/2015

More public-private partnerships (PPP) are needed to ensure the sustainability of HIV-prevention efforts, as the international donor fund for HIV response in Vietnam is dropping dramatically.

Hanoi calls for HIV/AIDS prevention effort support

16:25 | 07/15/2015

The Hanoi People’s Committee recently appealed for support from local State agencies and organisations in fighting HIV/AIDS and assisting children affected directly or indirectly by HIV, a pressing issue currently facing the capital city.

HCM City marks French National Day

18:11 | 07/13/2015

(VOV) -On July 13, the 226th anniversary of France’s National Day (1789 -2015) was celebrated by the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations and the city’s chapter Vietnam-France Association in the presence of French Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City, business representatives and those who once studied and worked in France.

Son La: 6,000 drug addicts to access methadone treatment

11:00 | 07/13/2015

The Government will subsidise a health programme using methadone therapy to treat approximately 6,000 drug addicts across northern Son La province through 2020.

Vietnam to dole out US$2.75 million for HIV response this year

09:38 | 07/12/2015

Vietnam will spend VND60 billion (US$2.75 million) this year on paying for medications for people with HIV in the country following international donors' funding cutback.

Party Leader meets with former US President Clinton

15:28 | 07/11/2015

(VOV) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on July 10 met with former US President Bill Clinton at his home in Kittle House, New York.

Latest banned drugs can be hard to detect

09:30 | 07/08/2015

His family and friends could not believe how quickly a young healthy man like Pham Thanh Tung could become so weak.

Vietnam-US economic ties a turnaround

09:51 | 07/06/2015

It took less than 20 years for Vietnam, which had been saddled with an embargo by the US, to turn that country into a leading economic partner.

Party leader’s visit to US: a great significant event

18:59 | 07/05/2015

The visit by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong to the US, scheduled for July 6-10, the first time a General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam has made a visit to the US, is of historic significance.

Bill Clinton’s historic visits to Vietnam

17:46 | 07/02/2015

(VOV) - Former US President Bill Clinton attended a ceremony celebrating 20 years of normalized Vietnam - US diplomatic ties in Hanoi on July 2nd.

New domestic HIV cases reach 5,500 in six months

09:17 | 06/16/2015

Vietnam discovered 5,500 more people living with HIV in the first six months of this year, according to an official of the Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control.

Thousands join football festival

08:53 | 06/04/2015

More than 3,500 footballers from 14 teams nationwide and a team from Laos are playing in the Football for All in Vietnam Cup 2015 that will run until June 5.

VFF leader extends greetings on Buddha’s birthday

09:10 | 05/28/2015

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan paid a visit to the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in Ho Chi Minh City on May 27 on the occasion of Buddha’s 2559 th birthday .

Vietnam steps up community activities to combat HIV

09:53 | 05/27/2015

Four thousand injecting drug users, women sex workers and men who have sex with men have been brought under an HIV prevention program begun a year ago by Life Center, an NGO that works with disadvantage groups.