Seminar seeks promoting private sector’s involvement in HIV combat Health

Seminar seeks promoting private sector’s involvement in HIV combat

The Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) under the Health Ministry, the US Embassy and several international organisations held a seminar in Hanoi on August 30 to discuss the private sector’s participation in Vietnam’s HIV/AIDS prevention and control programme.
HIV/AIDS patients’ treatment now covered by insurance Health

HIV/AIDS patients’ treatment now covered by insurance

HCM City is expected to treat nearly 4,000 people with HIV/AIDS who have health insurance cards in the first quarter of next year, following the cessation of free treatment for all such patients in the country, according to the city HIV/AIDS Prevention Centre.
Vietnam begins testing HIV through saliva Health

Vietnam begins testing HIV through saliva

Much like home testing kits, the oral HIV quick test method will be launched in Vietnam for the first time, said an official of the Ministry of Health’s (MoH) Vietnam Administration for HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC).
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.
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.
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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.