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National Scientific Conference on HIV/AIDS hosted in Hanoi

12:05 | 11/24/2015

(VOV) - The 6th National Scientific Conference on HIV/AIDS was held by the Vietnam Administration for HIV/ AIDS Control (VAAC) under the Ministry of Health at Hanoi Medical University on November 24, attracting more than 1.000 domestic and international delegates.

Vietnam secures more funds for HIV/AIDS prevention programme

09:09 | 11/23/2015

The Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Association (VUSTA) was chosen to receive aid from the Global Fund with total expected funds of US$6.9 million including official development assistance and corresponding funds from the Vietnam Government.

Charity fundraising fashion show for children

11:35 | 11/19/2015

The Rambutan Fashion Show presenting the latest collection of American teenage designer Zeke Edwards will be held on November 20 at Art Vietnam Gallery.

Three pillars of to-be-formed ASEAN Community

17:31 | 11/16/2015

The ASEAN Community will officially take shape on December 31 this year with three pillars: the Political-Security Community, the Economic Community and the Socio-Cultural Community.

HCM City strives to reduce new HIV case to 0.03 percent

09:27 | 11/12/2015

Authorities of Ho Chi Minh City have set a target of curbing the rate of new HIV cases at 0.03% in the community by 2020, and controlling the rate of people living with HIV at 0.6% in 2016-2020.

Access to HIV-related health services for gay men, transgender people

09:32 | 11/10/2015

Experts have gathered at a forum in Ho Chi Minh City to seek ways to help local men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people access HIV-related health care services.

Vietnam sees record number of HIV patients receiving ARV treatment

09:26 | 11/10/2015

Up to 100,000 people living with HIV nationwide are currently being treated with antiretroviral (ARV) drug as a result of the on-going effective HIV/AIDS prevention and control programme in Vietnam, a Health Ministry official said in a conference on November 9.

Vietnam attends ASEM foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg

11:35 | 11/05/2015

Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son is due to deliver a speech on climate change - the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development at the 12th ASEM Foreign Ministers Meeting (AFMM 12) slated for November 5-6 in Luxembourg.

Sexual health education to be launched at vocational schools

10:11 | 11/05/2015

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA) published materials for educating sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention at vocational schools nationwide in Hanoi on November 3.

US, Vietnam mark 20 years of medical cooperation

16:05 | 10/28/2015

(VOV) - The Ministry of Health and the US Embassy on October 28 celebrated the 20th anniversary of Vietnam-US medical cooperation and normalized bilateral relations in Hanoi.

NAT technique shortens virus detection time

09:07 | 10/21/2015

Using nucleic acid testing (NAT) in blood screening helped to reduce the risk of HIV and hepatitus infections, and enhance blood safety, according to Doctor Phu Chi Dung, Director of the HCM City Hematology and Blood Transfusion Hospital.

TPP threatens low-cost medicine

15:43 | 10/19/2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership membership is expected to make medicine more expensive in Vietnam.

HIV treatment cost to be covered by health insurance

09:35 | 10/16/2015

Health insurance will step in to replace international provisions of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs used to treat HIV by 2017, according to an official from the Vietnam Social Insurance Fund (VSIF).

Ways to eradicate discrimination against HIV/AIDS discussed

09:52 | 10/10/2015

Discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS in families, work places and health care establishments is hindering Vietnam’s HIV/AIDS prevention efforts, as heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on October 9.

HIV/AIDS community seeks support from businesses

09:27 | 10/07/2015

Community-based organisations working with HIV/AIDS patients sought support from local enterprises last week as funds from international aid for HIV/AIDS prevention will continue to fall since Vietnam is no longer ranked a low-income country by the UN.