HCM City sees high HIV infection risk from undetected virus carriers Health

HCM City sees high HIV infection risk from undetected virus carriers

An estimated 5,500 people living with HIV in the community have yet to be identified in Ho Chi Minh City, with about 30 percent having high viral load rates that are potentially transmitting the virus to others, according to Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Health Nguyen Huu Hung.
Freshly adopted laws announced Politics

Freshly adopted laws announced

The Presidential Office held a press conference in Hanoi on December 11 to announce a Presidential order on the promulgation of seven laws adopted at the recent 10th session of the 14th National Assembly.
Lawmakers to scrutinise two draft laws on October 23 Politics

Lawmakers to scrutinise two draft laws on October 23

Legislators will debate online the draft law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Law on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in the morning of October 23, the fourth day of the legislature’s 10th sitting.
Vietnam a shining light in HIV/AIDS treatment Society

Vietnam a shining light in HIV/AIDS treatment

As one of four countries, alongside Germany, Switzerland and the UK, with the best HIV/AIDS treatment in the world, Vietnam has a rate of HIV-infected people receiving antiretroviral (ARV) treatment with a viral load below the inhibitory threshold reaching 96 percent, contributing to reducing HIV infection in the community, a health official has said.
Vietnam’s 30-year tireless fight against HIV/AIDS Health

Vietnam’s 30-year tireless fight against HIV/AIDS

With 30 years of experience in dealing with HIV/AIDS, together with the country’s numerous international-recognised initiatives and achievements in the field, Vietnam is striving to put an end to AIDS by 2030.
Deputy PM receives UNAIDS Country Director Politics

Deputy PM receives UNAIDS Country Director

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam congratulated UNAIDS Country Director Marie-Odile Emond on successfully fulfilling her tenure in Vietnam during a reception in Hanoi on September 3.