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.
PrEP HIV-prevention med makes progress in Thailand World

PrEP HIV-prevention med makes progress in Thailand

The Thai Red Cross Society has held a seminar following up on PrEP pre-exposure HIV prevention medicine services in Thailand, where the drugs are offered to persons in risk groups, helping them prevent becoming infected.
Japan helps Vietnam control HIV/AIDS Health

Japan helps Vietnam control HIV/AIDS

The National Hospital of Tropical Diseases and the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) signed a record of discussions for a cooperation project to set up a bench-to-bedside system for sustainable anti-virus (ARV) and HIV prevention in Vietnam.
HIV prevention project launched Health

HIV prevention project launched

A new project was launched on September 5 to control HIV among young drug users in Vietnam with funding from Expertise France, a French agency for international technical expertise.
Campaign educates MSMs on HIV prevention Health

Campaign educates MSMs on HIV prevention

An educational campaign was launched on September 30 with the aim of helping the ‘Men who have sex with men (MSM)’ community improve their knowledge on safe sex and prevention of HIV.