(VOV) - The 21st Asian-Australasian Regional Conference of Dermatology (RCD) was held in the central city of Danang on April 10, drawing the participation of nearly 1,000 dermatologists from nations around the world.
Ho Chi Minh City authorities have set a target of curbing the rate of people living with HIV to under 1% by 2015 and maintaining this in the following years.
(VOV) - The US Consulate General in HCM City has announced the US Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) for Vietnam in 2014-2018.
The Health Department of Hanoi this year will intensify education and publicity work in a bid to raise the community’s awareness of HIV/AIDS.
(VOV) - Over the past 10 years, the US Red Cross (USRC) has helped Vietnam implement eight humanitarian projects in 21 provinces, benefiting more than 500,000 people.
The Government has issued a resolution to speed up the realisation of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on health care in Vietnam, according to the Government Portal.
A worrying rise in drug crime was recorded in 2013 with a growth in the number of cases, arrested suspects and seized drug hauls, Deputy Minister of Public Security Senior Lieutenant General Le Quy Vuong reported on January 10.
The charitable “Fairy Moon” programme, the sixth of its kind, is expected to raise over US$569 million to help orphans and disadvantaged children experience a joyful Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Department on December 26 launched a Methadone-used addiction treatment programme.
(VOV) - Vietnam desires to receive continual support and cooperation from donors and international friends to maintain its achievements in combating HIV/AIDS, drug and prostitution.
(VOV) -HCM City will raise HIV/AIDS prevention and control funding by 30% (about VND10 billion) in 2014.
(VOV) - The Australian Embassy hosted a photo exhibition on Australian volunteers in Vietnam at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum, on December 4, to mark the 40th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties and International Volunteer Day (December 5).
(VOV) - Representatives from various government agencies, non-governmental organizations and the United Nations gathered at the national scientific conference on HIV/AIDS prevention and control in Hanoi on December 2.
(VOV) - The United Nations in Vietnam calls for more effective investments in HIV/AIDS prevention and control to achieve the “three zeros” targets- zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS related deaths.
The seven-year “Vietnam HIV/AIDS Prevention Project” has successfully implemented appropriate intervention for high-risk groups, raised awareness and changed community behaviours to better prevent the disease.