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HIV infections on the rise

HIV infections on the rise

The number of new HIV infections has been on the rise in Vietnam, especially among men who have sex with men (MSM) and those with unsafe sexual behaviours, heard a conference on policies for HIV/AIDS prevention in Ho Chi Minh City on September 27.

Initiative to improve professional skills of Vietnamese doctors

Initiative to improve professional skills of Vietnamese doctors

The Health Ministry’s Medical Services Administration (MSA) and the British Medical Journal (BMJ) on September 27 launched the clinical decision support training initiative to medical services in Vietnam aiming to improve the detection, diagnosis and control of infectious diseases.

Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers

Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers

Health authorities in Nha Trang city – the famous beach tourism destination hit hard by HIV/AIDS – have made progress against the epidemic. However, their efforts are threatened by a lack of adequate human resources.

HCM City should ensure insurance coverage

HCM City should ensure insurance coverage

HCM City health centres that provide treatment to patients with HIV/AIDS should merge by the end of the year with district-level hospitals if the centres are unable to expand services to upgrade into general health clinics, a local official has said.

Health centre mergers require job reshuffle

Health centre mergers require job reshuffle

More than 1,200 health care managers will need new jobs when provincial centres for preventive health, HIV/AIDS, malaria and others are merged into one general Centre for Disease Control (CDC) in each province, as required by the Ministry of Health by 2021.

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.