National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS Health

National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS

A national communication campaign named “undetectable equals untransmittable” (U=U, or Khong phat hien=Khong lay truyen K=K in Vietnamese) was launched in Hanoi on October 22 with the support of the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Combined treatment lifts TB/HIV patient burdens Health

Combined treatment lifts TB/HIV patient burdens

A Ministry of Health (MoH) pilot programme to combine tuberculosis and HIV treatments for TB/HIV co-infected patients in medical centres at district and commune levels has yielded positive results, experts said.
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.
Vietnam has long way to go to 90-90-90 targets Health

Vietnam has long way to go to 90-90-90 targets

Vietnam is far from achieving the 90-90-90 targets set by the United Nations (UN) to end HIV/AIDS by 2020, said Dr. Nguyen Hoang Long, head of the Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control.
Five localities to pilot HIV elimination plan Health

Five localities to pilot HIV elimination plan

The 90-90-90 Plan, which aims to end the AIDS epidemic in Vietnam by 2020 under a HIV prevention programme initiated by the United Nations, will be piloted in five localities from 2017-2015.
New HIV cases reach 5,500 in six months Health

New HIV cases reach 5,500 in six months

Vietnam has discovered 5,500 more people living with HIV since the beginning of this year, according to an official of the Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control.
Society

Localities urged to invest more in combating HIV/AIDS

Localities should invest more in the fight against HIV/AIDS as international aid and State budget for the effort are sharply dropping, said participants at a conference in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on April 3 on ways to end HIV/AIDS by 2030.
Society

Workshop proposes state budget increase for HIV/AIDS fight

Vietnam should include HIV/AIDS prevention programmes in its national health care plan and increase State funding for them so as to maintain the good results of these schemes , a representative from the Ministry of Health (MoH) has said.