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Danang hosts regional dermatology conference

17:47 | 04/10/2014

(VOV) - The 21st Asian-Australasian Regional Conference of Dermatology (RCD) was held in the central city of Danang on April 10, drawing the participation of nearly 1,000 dermatologists from nations around the world.

Ho Chi Minh City intensifies HIV/AIDS prevention

16:05 | 04/07/2014

Ho Chi Minh City authorities have set a target of curbing the rate of people living with HIV to under 1% by 2015 and maintaining this in the following years.

US launches cooperation strategy for Vietnam

19:34 | 03/25/2014

(VOV) - The US Consulate General in HCM City has announced the US Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) for Vietnam in 2014-2018.

Hanoi determines to improve HIV/AIDS prevention

09:37 | 02/25/2014

The Health Department of Hanoi this year will intensify education and publicity work in a bid to raise the community’s awareness of HIV/AIDS.

Vietnam, US strengthen humanitarian cooperation

17:53 | 02/20/2014

(VOV) - Over the past 10 years, the US Red Cross (USRC) has helped Vietnam implement eight humanitarian projects in 21 provinces, benefiting more than 500,000 people.

Vietnam strives for health-related MDGs

09:04 | 01/17/2014

The Government has issued a resolution to speed up the realisation of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on health care in Vietnam, according to the Government Portal.

2013 drug statistics a cause for concern

09:19 | 01/11/2014

A worrying rise in drug crime was recorded in 2013 with a growth in the number of cases, arrested suspects and seized drug hauls, Deputy Minister of Public Security Senior Lieutenant General Le Quy Vuong reported on January 10.

“Fairy Moon” programme brings Tet joy to children

10:00 | 01/10/2014

The charitable “Fairy Moon” programme, the sixth of its kind, is expected to raise over US$569 million to help orphans and disadvantaged children experience a joyful Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

HCM City spreads Methadone treatment for addicts

09:13 | 12/27/2013

Ho Chi Minh City’s Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Department on December 26 launched a Methadone-used addiction treatment programme.

Vietnam calls for greater int'l support for HIV/AIDS prevention

20:16 | 12/12/2013

(VOV) - Vietnam desires to receive continual support and cooperation from donors and international friends to maintain its achievements in combating HIV/AIDS, drug and prostitution.

HCM City aims to eliminate AIDS pandemic by 2030

19:03 | 12/10/2013

(VOV) -HCM City will raise HIV/AIDS prevention and control funding by 30% (about VND10 billion) in 2014.

Exhibition on Australian volunteers in Vietnam opens

13:36 | 12/05/2013

(VOV) - The Australian Embassy hosted a photo exhibition on Australian volunteers in Vietnam at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum, on December 4, to mark the 40th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties and International Volunteer Day (December 5).

Conference discusses HIV/AIDS prevention

19:07 | 12/02/2013

(VOV) - Representatives from various government agencies, non-governmental organizations and the United Nations gathered at the national scientific conference on HIV/AIDS prevention and control in Hanoi on December 2.

Vietnam’s remarkable progress in HIV/AIDS control

12:42 | 12/01/2013

(VOV) - The United Nations in Vietnam calls for more effective investments in HIV/AIDS prevention and control to achieve the “three zeros” targets- zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS related deaths.

WB-funded HIV/AIDS prevention project summed up

08:49 | 11/30/2013

The seven-year “Vietnam HIV/AIDS Prevention Project” has successfully implemented appropriate intervention for high-risk groups, raised awareness and changed community behaviours to better prevent the disease.