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).
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.
Surge in HCM City’s insured AIDS patients Health

Surge in HCM City’s insured AIDS patients

The proportion of people with HIV/AIDS in HCM City who have health insurance surged to 70 percent last February from 20 percent in April last year, according to the city HIV/AIDS Prevention Centre.
US helps VN improve HIV/AIDS response Health

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.
HIV response must cover women Health

HIV response must cover women

With women facing increased risks of HIV infection, experts are calling for greater emphasis on addressing the needs of women and girls in the national HIV response.