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Hanoi expands methadone treatment for drug addicts

15:14 | 01/28/2015

Two rehab centres using the methadone treatment method were opened at the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Centre and Hospital 09 in Hanoi on January 27.

Voluntary teams share experience in social work

17:52 | 01/27/2015

Volunteers localities nationwide gathered at a seminar in Hanoi on January 27 to share their experience in operating communal-level voluntary social work teams.

US Ambassador’s Op-Ed on Vietnam-US relations

10:52 | 01/20/2015

(VOV) - This year, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the normalization of relations between Vietnam and the United States. This still-young relationship was significantly strengthened, broadened and deepened by the Comprehensive Partnership jointly declared by President Sang and President Obama in July 2013.

Foreign journalists share healthcare experience

08:48 | 01/17/2015

A delegation of foreign journalists held talk with their Vietnamese counterparts on January 16 in Hanoi on issues related to media coverage of health care after their field trip to some medical units in Vietnam and the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien.

Vietnam steps up early ARV treatment for HIV patients

09:08 | 12/28/2014

Vietnam’s health sector will spread the antiretroviral (ARV) treatment to cover early-stage HIV carriers, raising the number of the benefited to 105,000 in 2015.

Danang women helped improve anti-violence skills

09:16 | 12/24/2014

Representatives of the Women’s Union chapters in central Danang city are attending a training course that will equip them with skills to mobilise the community’s support in curbing violence against females and girls.

Social work with sustainable development discussed

09:07 | 12/16/2014

A workshop on social work with sustainable development was jointly held by Plan International in Vietnam and the Vocational Training and Social Activities Association in Hanoi on December 15-16.

Hanoi benefactors lend hand to HIV/AIDS patients

11:10 | 12/05/2014

More than 200 organisations and individuals donated over VND3.3 billion (US$157,100) to Hanoi’s support fund for people living with HIV on December 4 as a way to extend their assistance to the target group.

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia join hands to fight disease

19:10 | 12/04/2014

(VOV) - Representatives from the health sectors of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia attended a seminar in Da Nang city on December 4 addressing measures to form a joint action programme to prevent the spread of infectious diseases across borders.

Prison staff trained to improve treatment of female inmates

12:14 | 12/04/2014

More than 40 public-security staff and officers working with female prisoners in northern Vietnam on December 3 began a three-day training programme on the treatment of women in prison and on offering non-custodial measures (the so-called Bangkok Rules) for some.

Dien Bien’s HIV/AIDS prevention efforts examined

09:33 | 12/03/2014

A delegation from the National Assembly and international organisations paid a field trip to the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien to learn about the locality’s HIV/AIDS prevention and control.

NA Vice Chairperson receives IPU Secretary General

18:57 | 11/30/2014

(VOV) -During a reception for IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong and the IPU advisory group in Hanoi on November 30, National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairperson Tong Thi Phong thanked IPU’s assistance to Vietnam’s preparation for the 132nd IPU Assembly.

Meeting marks national action month for HIV/AIDS prevention

17:27 | 11/30/2014

(VOV) - Vietnam has the fifth-highest number of people living with HIV in Asia-Pacific.

HCM City provides assistance for migrant children

14:47 | 11/24/2014

Children of disadvantaged migrants in four Ho Chi Minh City districts with high migrant populations will receive educational and health assistance under a project run by the HCM City Children Welfare Association.

Nordic Assistance to Vietnam contributes to sustainable development

12:03 | 11/24/2014

The Nordic Assistance to Vietnam (NAV) has contributed effectively to improving public health and gender equality as well as helped vulnerable Vietnamese respond to climate change during its 20-year operation in the country, heard a ceremony in central Thua Thien-Hue province on November 23.