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New strategy needed to improve HIV treatment quality

New strategy needed to improve HIV treatment quality

A new strategy should be applied in HIV/AIDS prevention and control, with a focus on early treatment in HIV-positive cases, ambulatory treatment, and extending treatment services to jails and remote and poor areas, said a Health Ministry official.

Children with HIV/AIDS celebrate Tet

Children with HIV/AIDS celebrate Tet

Da Nang city’s HIV/AIDS Prevention Centre and the Vietnam Health Improvement Project (VNHIP) hosted a pre-Tet (Lunar New Year) celebration for children with HIV in Da Nang and Quang Nam province on January 22.

US helps VN improve HIV/AIDS response

US helps VN improve HIV/AIDS response

More than 280,000 people have received free HIV tests and 15,000 patients were newly enrolled for anti-retroviral treatment over the last five years.

Government leaders meet in Thai Binh with NGOs

Government leaders meet in Thai Binh with NGOs

VOV.VN - The Thai Binh Provincial People’s Committee and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations held a meeting on December 5 with representatives from more than 30 non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Activities for HIV/AIDS action month

Activities for HIV/AIDS action month

“One House”, the second part of the play “Three in one”, featuring the lives of HIV/AIDS patients will be performed at the Kim Ma Theatre in Hanoi on December 1 night to mark World AIDS Day (December 1).

Da Nang observes World AIDS Day

Da Nang observes World AIDS Day

Nearly 2,500 people, including representatives from ministries, departments, international organisations and local residents, attended a meeting in the central city of Da Nang on November 27 to call for non-discrimination against those living with HIV/AIDS.

Thanh Tu attends HIV/AIDS awards in HCM City

Thanh Tu attends HIV/AIDS awards in HCM City

VOV.VN - Thanh Tu- first runner up of Miss Vietnam 2016- was guest of honour at an awards ceremony funded by the Ministry of Health to celebrate organizations and individuals who have demonstrated commitment and courage in caring for HIV/Aids infected and affected people.

Life still difficult for HIV/AIDS affected kids

Life still difficult for HIV/AIDS affected kids

Children affected by HIV/AIDS continue to face discrimination and other challenges despite significant gains made in efforts to help them, officials said at a meeting on November 22.

Public urged for early detection of diabetes

Public urged for early detection of diabetes

Vietnam has responded to World Diabetes Day (November 14) with a ceremony focusing on the importance of the early detection and timely treatment to prevent dangerous complications.

Central city to improve health care for HIV/AIDS kids

Central city to improve health care for HIV/AIDS kids

The Foreign Affairs Department of Danang and the Vietnam Health Improvement Project (VNHIP) have inked a new agreement on improving health care for kids with HIV/AIDS in the central city in 2017-21.

Hanoi health sector works to prevent epidemics

Hanoi health sector works to prevent epidemics

The health sector of Hanoi has built a monitoring system for early detection of epidemics across the locality as part of efforts to improve the city’s capacity to prevent and control diseases.