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Private sector encouraged to engage to fight HIV/AIDS

Private sector encouraged to engage to fight HIV/AIDS

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health is working with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and PATH, an international, nonprofit global health organization on a program to promote private sector engagement in HIV response.

Hanoi responds to World AIDS Day

Hanoi responds to World AIDS Day

The fight against HIV/AIDS has always been a priority of Hanoi, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Hong Son said at a meeting on November 29 in response to the World AIDS Day (December 1).

Rate of pregnant women tested for HIV still low

Rate of pregnant women tested for HIV still low

Ho Chi Minh City’s Paediatrics Hospital No1’s neurology and infectious diseases department has admitted children with HIV whose mothers did not have HIV tests during their pregnancy.

Japan helps Vietnam control HIV/AIDS

Japan helps Vietnam control HIV/AIDS

The National Hospital of Tropical Diseases and the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) signed a record of discussions for a cooperation project to set up a bench-to-bedside system for sustainable anti-virus (ARV) and HIV prevention in Vietnam.

Health insurance ensures long-term treatment for HIV patients

Health insurance ensures long-term treatment for HIV patients

Vietnam has expanded health insurance coverage among HIV patients taking ARV treatment to 83.4% at present from 50% in 2016, helping ensure that they can maintain long-term treatment in the context of decreasing international financial support for the field.

Dong Nai province eases access to AIDS treatment

Dong Nai province eases access to AIDS treatment

People with HIV/AIDS in the southeastern province of Dong Nai who have public health insurance can now go to any medical facility for treatment without requiring a transfer order from their designated hospital.