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PM approves national health target programme

PM approves national health target programme

Vietnam aims to curb the annual ratio of infections and fatalities due to dengue below 0.09 percent by 2020 and early detect oral, breast, cervical and colorectal cancer in nearly 20 percent of people.

Le Hang cooks for children with HIV

Le Hang cooks for children with HIV

VOV.VN - Beauty star Le Hang visited Mai Hoa Centre in Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh City, and cooked for children with HIV living there.

President expresses gratitude to war invalids, martyrs

President expresses gratitude to war invalids, martyrs

President Tran Dai Quang hosted a reception in Hanoi on July 11 for a delegation of war invalids, martyrs’ relatives and outstanding officers of the People’s Police Force on the occasion of the 70th War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27).

35 people exposed to HIV test negative

35 people exposed to HIV test negative

Eleven more people were exposed to HIV after responding to a traffic accident in Kom Tum province, with 35 people altogether exposed to the virus altogether.

Combined treatment lifts TB/HIV patient burdens

Combined treatment lifts TB/HIV patient burdens

A Ministry of Health (MoH) pilot programme to combine tuberculosis and HIV treatments for TB/HIV co-infected patients in medical centres at district and commune levels has yielded positive results, experts said.

Bac Ninh provides HIV/AIDS health insurance support

Bac Ninh provides HIV/AIDS health insurance support

The northern province of Bac Ninh has become the first locality nationwide to provide health insurance support to all people living with HIV/AIDS and taking antiretroviral (ARV) treatment.

Another HIV-resistant medicine piloted

Another HIV-resistant medicine piloted

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), which offers up to 92% reduction in the risk of contracting HIV if taken consistently, will be offered on a trial basis to people at high risk, including those in the LGBT community, in Ho Chi Minh City from March 2017 to September 2018.

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.