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ARV treatment to be covered by health insurance

ARV treatment to be covered by health insurance

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.

Conference seeks ways to fine-tune HIV/AIDS fight

Conference seeks ways to fine-tune HIV/AIDS fight

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.

Vietnam helps Cambodia combat drug

Vietnam helps Cambodia combat drug

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.

Ethnic minorities benefit from poverty reduction policies

Ethnic minorities benefit from poverty reduction policies

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.

Dissemination workshop on market and consumer study

Dissemination workshop on market and consumer study

(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).

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia agree to reinforce drugs fight

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia agree to reinforce drugs fight

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 has long way to go to 90-90-90 targets

Vietnam has long way to go to 90-90-90 targets

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.

UN report focuses on women, youth goals

UN report focuses on women, youth goals

(VOV) -The health needs of women and adolescents are often neglected in humanitarian responses to natural disasters and conflicts around the world.

National Scientific Conference on HIV/AIDS hosted in Hanoi

National Scientific Conference on HIV/AIDS hosted in Hanoi

(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.

Vietnam secures more funds for HIV/AIDS prevention programme

Vietnam secures more funds for HIV/AIDS prevention programme

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.

Vietnam sees record number of HIV patients receiving ARV treatment

Vietnam sees record number of HIV patients receiving ARV treatment

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.