Deputy Director of HCM City’s Department of Health Nguyen Huu Hung has instructed city districts to speed up the opening of new general health care clinics for patients with HIV.
The northern province of Vinh Phuc has paid great attention to the prevention of HIV/AIDS spreading in the community, especially the transmission of HIV from mothers to newborns.
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.
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.
Policies to ensure sustainable livelihoods for disadvantaged labourers must be resilient and not depend on outside support, heard a conference held by the Institute for Workers and Trade Unions in Ho Chi Minh City on July 31.
N.C.T, a 32-year-old man, and his partner, a 38-year-old man, are waiting at the District 11 Preventive Medicine Centre to receive free antiretroviral drugs.
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).
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.
Twenty-four doctors and residents have been exposed to HIV after providing emergency assistance to the victims of a fatal collision on June 30 between two coaches in Kon Tum Province, in Vietnam’s Central Highlands,.
The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai has carried out a lot of measures to protect and care for children affected by HIV/AIDS.
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.
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.
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.
Doctors from the Vietnam-Germany Hospital have successfully conducted an eight-hour heart surgery on a female patient with HIV virus.
Children with special circumstances will receive support in the forms of medical care, social aid, education and training under Decree No. 56/2017/ND-CP approved recently by the Government.
Vietnam is aiming to improve its workplace environment with amendments to the law that will for the first time ban sexual harassment and gender discrimination.
Localities are facing difficulties in implementing policies and legal documents in HIV/AIDS, drugs, and prostitution prevention, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on March 31.
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.
A survey has found around 70 percent of medical staff took excessive precautionary measures while offering check-ups to HIV patients for fear of infection.
People living with HIV/AIDS in Vietnam are struggling to afford life-saving antiretroviral (ARV) drugs as a result of dwindling foreign aid.