VOV.VN - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced approval of a five-year project and US$26 million grant to help Vietnam fight against HIV/AIDS.
Action Aid International Vietnam has provided Long Phu district, in the southern province of Soc Trang with VND18 billion in funding over the past decade under a development support programme.
VOV.VN - The UN Population Fund has chosen the theme “Investing in teenage girls” for this year’s World Population Day July 11.
A contest themed “Painting and composing messages about care and anti-stigma and discrimination against children affected by HIV/AIDS in 2016” was launched on July 7 in Hanoi.
People with HIV and AIDS are expecting medical costs to soar when international health aid is cut off next year, participants at a policy dialogue said on June 27.
The 5th national press award on HIV/AIDS is inviting entries from across the country until the deadline on September 30.
Ethnic minority people in 46 remote communes in seven districts of the northern mountainous province of Son La have benefited from the Greater Mekong Subregion Capacity Building for HIV/AIDS Prevention launched in 2015 by the Asian Development Bank.
Meetings were held in Hanoi and the northern province of Nam Dinh on June 16-17 to respond to the Action Month on Drug Prevention and Control and the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (June 26).
The UN High-level Meeting on Ending AIDS held in New York last week discussed important measures to wipe out the epidemic throughout the world.
VOV.VN - Vietnam pledges to join the international community to prevent HIV and wipe out AIDS.
VOV.VN - Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam is leading a Vietnamese delegation to attend the UN General Assembly high-level meeting on HIV/AIDS in New York and also visit Atlanta June 8-12.
Thailand is the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, announced the World Health Organisation on June 7.
VOV.VN - The Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention has been piloting a series of models to provide consultations and tests for HIV, through local-level medical establishments in some provinces and cities nationwide from 2015-2017, heard a conference in Hanoi on June 3.
VOV.VN - HIV experts and policy leaders on June 3 gathered at a technical workshop to review the recent success of a new HIV testing model whereby lay providers, such as community organizations and peer educators, offer HIV testing at community level in Hanoi.
An annual programme to eradicate HIV transmitted from mothers to children is in full swing this June.
The northwest mountainous province of Son La, with the high number of drug addicts in the region, has been active in preventing HIV/AIDS infections.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has asked the UN to continue assisting the Vietnamese legislative body in fuffilling its role during the process of realising sustainable development goals (SDGs).
The civil-military health centres have significantly helped improve health service at border areas and islands and should be maintained in the coming time, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s national plan of action for children affected by HIV/AIDS for the 2014-2020 period targets giving 90% of these children access to health care, education, consultation, nutrition, physical development, and entertainment.
A graduation ceremony for two classes of the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) has been held within the framework of the fourth annual National Field Epidemiology Training Program Scientific Conference in Danang.