VOV.VN - Vietnam’s national plan of action for children affected by HIV/AIDS for the 2014-2020 period targets giving 90% of these children access to health care, education, consultation, nutrition, physical development, and entertainment.
A graduation ceremony for two classes of the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) has been held within the framework of the fourth annual National Field Epidemiology Training Program Scientific Conference in Danang.
Mobilising the entire community at home and abroad in protecting and caring for children affected by HIV/AIDs is one of the goals set for 2014-2020, by a workshop in Hanoi.
The health sector’s national target programmes between 2011-2015 helped raise public awareness of the importance of individual and community health care, curbing the number of patients and deaths caused by dangerous diseases and preventing epidemics, heard a conference in Hanoi on April 13.
A man in north-central Vietnam has filed a case demanding over VND773 million (US$35,000) in compensation from a local medical center for mistakenly diagnosing him with HIV for over ten years, a local court has announced.
Discrimination against men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women can affect their ability to get health services and increase the risk of HIV infection.
The Prime Minister has approved a nationwide prostitution prevention programme for 2016-2020 with a series of solutions.
VOV.VN - HIV experts and policy leaders on March 10 gathered at a technical meeting on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a promising bio-mediacal HIV prevention tool in Hanoi.
Strengthening legal aid to people living with HIV/AIDS is expected to help them better exercise their rights and receive essential services, heard a recent conference in Hanoi.
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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.