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).
USAID helps Dong Nai control HIV/AIDS Health

USAID helps Dong Nai control HIV/AIDS

The southern province of Dong Nai had a meeting on May 9 with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to discuss a project to give technical support to the province, aiming to prevent and control HIV/AIDS in the locality.
HCM City struggles to set up clinics for HIV patients Health

HCM City struggles to set up clinics for HIV patients

To ensure delivery of HIV treatment services, the health sector in Ho Chi Minh City is accelerating coverage of health insurance for HIV patients as donor funding for antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and treatment will end in a few years now that Vietnam Nam has reached lower middle-income status as classified by the World Bank.
Combined treatment lifts TB/HIV patient burdens Health

Combined treatment lifts TB/HIV patient burdens

A Ministry of Health (MoH) pilot programme to combine tuberculosis and HIV treatments for TB/HIV co-infected patients in medical centres at district and commune levels has yielded positive results, experts said.
New strategy needed to improve HIV treatment quality Health

New strategy needed to improve HIV treatment quality

A new strategy should be applied in HIV/AIDS prevention and control, with a focus on early treatment in HIV-positive cases, ambulatory treatment, and extending treatment services to jails and remote and poor areas, said a Health Ministry official.