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Vietnam’s national plan of action for children affected by HIV

Vietnam’s national plan of action for children affected by HIV

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.

US helps Vietnam train field epidemiologists

US helps Vietnam train field epidemiologists

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.

Medical target programmes greatly benefit community

Medical target programmes greatly benefit community

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.

Vietnamese man wrongly diagnosed HIV-positive

Vietnamese man wrongly diagnosed HIV-positive

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.

People with HIV lack legal aid

People with HIV lack legal aid

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.

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.