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US, Vietnam talk religious issue

17:17 | 08/28/2015

(VOV) - On August 28, Vice President - General Secretary of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Vu Trong Kim received Professor Mary Ann Glendon, commissioner of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).

USAID fund encourages business engagement in HIV prevention

00:33 | 08/22/2015

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) on August 21 launched an innovation fund under its Healthy Markets Activity Project to seek and invest in initiatives of businesses on HIV prevention goods and services in Vietnam.

Five localities to pilot HIV elimination plan

08:55 | 08/19/2015

The 90-90-90 Plan, which aims to end the AIDS epidemic in Vietnam by 2020 under a HIV prevention programme initiated by the United Nations, will be piloted in five localities from 2017-2015.

HIV/AIDS model launched in Hanoi outskirts

11:51 | 08/12/2015

Residents on the outskirts of Hanoi, including Ba Vi and adjacent localities, will receive free consultations and tests for HIV/AIDS through an intervention model launched in the locality on August 11.

Kerry pledges pushing dioxin decontamination projects

22:06 | 08/07/2015

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh had talks on August 7 in Hanoi with visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry pledging to push forward with projects to decontaminate dioxin at Danang and Bien Hoa Airports.

Hau Giang to curb mother-to-child HIV transmission

18:46 | 08/02/2015

With the goal to completely eradicate HIV transmitted from mothers to children in 2015, the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang is launching a range of measures.

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.