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USAID unveils new award in HIV-AIDS fight

USAID unveils new award in HIV-AIDS fight

VOV.VN - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced it will continue to partner with the Ministry of Health to build a sustainable system for HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment in Vietnam.

Nam Dinh encourages methadone treatment at private facilities

Nam Dinh encourages methadone treatment at private facilities

The northern province of Nam Dinh said on August 11 that it would promote methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) at private health facilities to improve the effectiveness of intervention programmes aimed at minimising harm to high-risk groups, especially drug addicts.

USAID helps Vietnam fight against HIV

USAID helps Vietnam fight against HIV

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.

HIV/AIDs treatment costs to spike

HIV/AIDs treatment costs to spike

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.

Project helps reduce HIV infection among ethnic minority groups

Project helps reduce HIV infection among ethnic minority groups

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 respond to anti-drug action month

Meetings respond to anti-drug action month

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).

UN High-level meeting on ending AIDS

UN High-level meeting on ending AIDS

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.

Deputy PM attends UN meeting on HIV/AIDS

Deputy PM attends UN meeting on HIV/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.

Pilot models help early detection of HIV

Pilot models help early detection of HIV

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.

Community based HIV testing: Preliminary results and ways forward

Community based HIV testing: Preliminary results and ways forward

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.

Son La active for preventing HIV/AIDS

Son La active for preventing HIV/AIDS

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.

NA leader asks for UN help in realising SDGs

NA leader asks for UN help in realising SDGs

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).