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Another HIV-resistant medicine piloted

Society

Another HIV-resistant medicine piloted

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), which offers up to 92 percent reduction in the risk of contracting HIV if taken consistently, will be offered on a trial basis to people at high risk, including those in the LGBT community, in Ho Chi Minh City from March 2017 to September 2018.

Experts seek ways to control Arbovirus-caused diseases

Health

Experts seek ways to control Arbovirus-caused diseases

About 130 Vietnamese and foreign medical experts gathered in Hanoi on June 12 at an international symposium on the management, prevention and control of some diseases caused by Arthropod-borne virus (Arbovirus), any of a group of viruses transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks or other arthropods.

Major Hanoi hospital projects dropped

Health

Major Hanoi hospital projects dropped

Several major hospital construction projects that would have provided residents of the capital and its surroundings with thousands of beds have been abandoned over the past decade.

Vietnam eyes more health care PPPs

Health

Vietnam eyes more health care PPPs

More public-private partnerships (PPPs) are needed in the private health care sector as public hospitals and clinics cannot meet the demand across the country, experts have said.