Vietnam aims to treat HIV, halt drug rise Health

Vietnam aims to treat HIV, halt drug rise

Vietnam must step up efforts to ensure 90 percent of HIV-infected people will receive sustained antiretroviral (ARV) therapy by 2020, in line with the international UN target, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a meeting of National Committee for AIDS, Prostitution and Drug Prevention on December 8.
HCM City struggles to set up clinics for HIV patients Health

HCM City struggles to set up clinics for HIV patients

To ensure delivery of HIV treatment services, the health sector in Ho Chi Minh City is accelerating coverage of health insurance for HIV patients as donor funding for antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and treatment will end in a few years now that Vietnam Nam has reached lower middle-income status as classified by the World Bank.
Vietnam push to achieve UN’s AIDS targets Society

Vietnam push to achieve UN’s AIDS targets

The head of the HCM City AIDS Prevention Centre has asked the Vietnam Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS to help the country reach the 90-90-90 targets to help end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
HIV/AIDS treatment costs to spike Health

HIV/AIDS treatment costs to spike

People with HIV and AIDS are expecting medical costs to soar when international health aid is cut off next year, participants at a policy dialogue said on June 27.
Pilot models help early detection of HIV Health

Pilot models help early detection of HIV

A series of models to provide consultations and tests for HIV, through local-level medical establishments have been piloted in some provinces and cities nationwide from 2015-2017.