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Son La children face high risk of HIV infection

17:58 | 09/29/2014

(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.

Joint media programme supports HIV/AIDS prevention

17:54 | 09/29/2014

(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.

ASEAN Health Ministers’ Meeting adopts joint statements

08:22 | 09/20/2014

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 urged to counteract “aged” population scenario

08:57 | 09/18/2014

Vietnam needs to reverse the trend of becoming an “aged” population, a process which was first recognised in 2011.

Vietnam-bright spot in SEA fight against HIV/AIDS

19:45 | 09/12/2014

(VOV) - Over 800 delegates assembled on September 12 at a national scientific conference on HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases in Can Tho City.

ASEAN health ministers to gather in Hanoi for talks

09:57 | 09/12/2014

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.

Overseas Vietnamese sponsor charity run in UK

11:13 | 09/08/2014

(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.

UNICEF vows to protect children’s rights

17:59 | 09/05/2014

(VOV) - UNICEF will continue to assist Vietnam in perfecting policies and implementing concrete programmes to protect and take care of the nation’s children.

Tougher inspection needed for better reproductive health care

15:03 | 08/28/2014

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.

Budget reductions cut into efforts to fight HIV/AIDS

10:13 | 08/18/2014

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.

US finances HIV prevention plan

18:00 | 08/05/2014

(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.

Ha Giang starts pilot model against HIV/AIDS discrimination

15:51 | 08/01/2014

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.

Int’l community applauds Vietnam’s HIV programmes

11:17 | 07/24/2014

(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.

Bill Clinton’s return to Vietnam in pictures

12:20 | 07/19/2014

(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.

Senior leaders welcome former US President

17:10 | 07/18/2014

(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.