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Surge in HCM City’s insured AIDS patients

Surge in HCM City’s insured AIDS patients

The proportion of people with HIV/AIDS in HCM City who have health insurance surged to 70% last February from 20% in April last year, according to the city HIV/AIDS Prevention Centre.

New project on HIV prevention among young drug users launched

New project on HIV prevention among young drug users launched

A new project has been launched to control HIV infection among young drug users aged 16 to 24 in Vietnam by the Centre for Supporting Community Development Initiatives (SCDI), according to the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office under the Ministry of Health.

New strategy needed to improve HIV treatment quality

New strategy needed to improve HIV treatment quality

A new strategy should be applied in HIV/AIDS prevention and control, with a focus on early treatment in HIV-positive cases, ambulatory treatment, and extending treatment services to jails and remote and poor areas, said a Health Ministry official.

Children with HIV/AIDS celebrate Tet

Children with HIV/AIDS celebrate Tet

Da Nang city’s HIV/AIDS Prevention Centre and the Vietnam Health Improvement Project (VNHIP) hosted a pre-Tet (Lunar New Year) celebration for children with HIV in Da Nang and Quang Nam province on January 22.

US helps VN improve HIV/AIDS response

US helps VN improve HIV/AIDS response

More than 280,000 people have received free HIV tests and 15,000 patients were newly enrolled for anti-retroviral treatment over the last five years.

Government leaders meet in Thai Binh with NGOs

Government leaders meet in Thai Binh with NGOs

VOV.VN - The Thai Binh Provincial People’s Committee and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations held a meeting on December 5 with representatives from more than 30 non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Activities for HIV/AIDS action month

Activities for HIV/AIDS action month

“One House”, the second part of the play “Three in one”, featuring the lives of HIV/AIDS patients will be performed at the Kim Ma Theatre in Hanoi on December 1 night to mark World AIDS Day (December 1).