Localities, agencies and organisations nationwide are working together to help impoverished people enjoy a warm traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS will be paid by health insurance from June 2016, said the Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention under the Ministry of Public Health.
Health experts debated measures to effect HIV/AIDS prevention efforts in the country, stressing the need to expand preventive activities, Methadone therapy, anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment, and open bidding for drug supplies.
President Obama wrapped up his final State of the Union address with a forceful statement of confidence in the future of the United States.
Vietnam’s healthcare has gone a long way since the “Doi Moi” (Renewal) Process 30 years ago with improved service quality and equality.
The Vietnamese Government has presented a batch of medicine for treatment of drug addiction worth VND3 billion (US$133,530) to Cambodia, aiming to support the country in its fight against drug.
A lack of knowledge about HIV/AIDS is one of the biggest causes of cases in the northern mountainous province of Son La.
The National Assembly’s Council for Ethnic Affairs, in collaboration with the UN Development Programme, held a seminar in the northern province of Lang Son on December 22 to review policies and laws relating to poverty reduction for ethnic minorities during 2011-2015.
(VOV) - A dissemination workshop on market and consumer study on HIV-related goods and services was held in Hanoi on December 15 as part of the Healthy Markets project implemented by PATH with funding from the US Agency for International Development (USAID), and Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC).
A joint statement on enhancing cooperation in preventing and fighting drugs among Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia was signed at the closing ceremony of their 15th ministerial meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on December 10.
Vietnam’s performance towards the Millennial Development Goals (MDGs), particularly those regarding poverty reduction, gender equality and education, over the past years has won international recognition.
The 15th ministerial meeting between Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos on drugs prevention and combat is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City on December 9-10.
Vietnam is far from achieving the 90-90-90 targets set by the United Nations (UN) to end HIV/AIDS by 2020, said Dr. Nguyen Hoang Long, head of the Ministry of Health’s Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control.
(VOV) -The health needs of women and adolescents are often neglected in humanitarian responses to natural disasters and conflicts around the world.
The numbers of HIV carriers, AIDS patients and AIDS-related deaths in Vietnam have decreased for the eighth consecutive year in 2015 thanks to great effort in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care.
(VOV) - The 6th National Scientific Conference on HIV/AIDS was held by the Vietnam Administration for HIV/ AIDS Control (VAAC) under the Ministry of Health at Hanoi Medical University on November 24, attracting more than 1.000 domestic and international delegates.
The Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Association (VUSTA) was chosen to receive aid from the Global Fund with total expected funds of US$6.9 million including official development assistance and corresponding funds from the Vietnam Government.
Authorities of Ho Chi Minh City have set a target of curbing the rate of new HIV cases at 0.03% in the community by 2020, and controlling the rate of people living with HIV at 0.6% in 2016-2020.
Experts have gathered at a forum in Ho Chi Minh City to seek ways to help local men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people access HIV-related health care services.
Up to 100,000 people living with HIV nationwide are currently being treated with antiretroviral (ARV) drug as a result of the on-going effective HIV/AIDS prevention and control programme in Vietnam, a Health Ministry official said in a conference on November 9.