(VOV) -Approximately 12,500 children in the northern mountain province of Son La are currently at high risk of being infected by HIV/AIDS, according to the provincial Department for Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
(VOV) - The National Committee for HIV/AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution Prevention and Control (NCHDPPC) and major national media agencies on September 29 signed an agreement to carry out a national public-service campaign aimed at stemming the spread of HIV/AIDS.
The 12th ASEAN Health Ministers’ Meeting wrapped up in Hanoi on September 19, adopting several joint statements of the meeting and its related ones.
Vietnam needs to reverse the trend of becoming an “aged” population, a process which was first recognised in 2011.
(VOV) - Over 800 delegates assembled on September 12 at a national scientific conference on HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases in Can Tho City.
Health delegates from ASEAN region, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) will meet in Hanoi from September 15-19 to discuss pressing regional health matters at the 12th ASEAN Health Minister Meeting.
(VOV) -VietPro, a social organization for Vietnamese professionals living in the UK, recently organised a charity run at Southwark Park in London to raise funds for HIV positive children.
(VOV) - UNICEF will continue to assist Vietnam in perfecting policies and implementing concrete programmes to protect and take care of the nation’s children.
Regular inspections should be carried out across the country on the implementation of legal documents concerning reproductive health care for young people, who account for nearly 40% of the total population.
Decreasing foreign aid and the government plan to deprioritise investment for HIV/AIDS control is seen as growing concerns in the fight against the deadly disease, a government official said.
(VOV) - A community-based HIV prevention project funded by the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through US Agency for International Development (USAID) was launched in HCM City on August 5.
A pilot model to raise awareness of the fight against HIV/AIDS and discrimination in ethnic minority-inhabited areas was launched in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on July 31.
(VOV) - HIV/AIDS prevention work in Vietnam has been hailed as the epitome of enormous achievements other nations should strive to emulate at the 20th international AIDS conference (IAC) ongoing in Melbourne, Australia from July 20-25.
(VOV) - Former US President Bill Clinton, in casual wear, visited a support and care centre for children with HIV in Hanoi’s outlying district of Ba Vi on July 18.
(VOV) -President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on July 18 hosted separate receptions for former US President Bill Clinton on his re-visit to Vietnam.