Society

Hanoi calls for HIV/AIDS prevention effort support

The Hanoi People’s Committee recently appealed for support from local State agencies and organisations in fighting HIV/AIDS and assisting children affected directly or indirectly by HIV, a pressing issue currently facing the capital city.
Health

Bac Giang steps up HIV/AIDS prevention efforts

The health sector in the northern province Bac Giang has implemented a number of HIV/AIDS prevention and control measures, with a particular focus on interventions for high-risk groups.
Hanoi benefactors lend hand to HIV/AIDS patients Society

Hanoi benefactors lend hand to HIV/AIDS patients

More than 200 organisations and individuals donated over 3.3 billion VND (157,100 USD) to Hanoi’s support fund for people living with HIV on December 4 as a way to extend their assistance to the target group.
Meeting says no discrimination against HIV/AIDS victims Society

Meeting says no discrimination against HIV/AIDS victims

A meeting was held in Hanoi on November 30 in response to the National Action Month for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control, which lasts from November 10 to December 10 under the theme “No stigma and discrimination against people infected with HIV/AIDS”.
Society

Red Cross highlights climate change cooperation

The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) and the American Red Cross (ARC) should develop their cooperation programmes, particularly in disaster prevention, climate change adaptation and community awareness improvement, Senior Vice President of ARC’s International Operations Harold Wayne Brooks has said.
Health

HIV/AIDS cases decline: Ministry

Vietnam has seen a downward trend in the number of HIV cases but at a slowing pace in recent years, according to the Ministry of Health's Administration of HIV/AIDS Control.
Society

Support vital for people with HIV

Trinh Thi Le Tram, director of the Hanoi-based Centre for the Law, Healthcare and HIV/AIDS policies, says she still remembers the case of a kindergarten teacher who was sacked from her teaching post after she was infected with HIV from her husband.
Society

Fewer HIV cases in first half of year

More than 6,000 Vietnamese caught HIV in the first six months this year, a fall of more than 1,200 compared with the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Health.
Society

HCM City hospitals to set up TB units

Nine more hospitals in HCM City are set to open tuberculosis departments this year to combat the spread of the disease, according to leaders of Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital which manages the city's TB prevention programme.