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HIV/AIDS prevention

Workshop supports LGBT in accessing health care services

Society

Workshop supports LGBT in accessing health care services

The Center for Supporting Community Development Initiative (SCDI) held a workshop on November 23 in the south central coastal province of Binh Dinh to seek ways to support the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community’s access to health care services.

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.

HIV infections on the rise

Health

HIV infections on the rise

The number of new HIV infections has been on the rise in Vietnam, especially among men who have sex with men (MSM) and those with unsafe sexual behaviours..

Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers

Health

Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers

Health authorities in Nha Trang city – the famous beach tourism destination hit hard by HIV/AIDS – have made progress against the epidemic. Their efforts are threatened by a lack of human resources.

Health centre mergers require job reshuffle

Health

Health centre mergers require job reshuffle

More than 1,200 health care managers will need new jobs when centres for preventive health, HIV/AIDS, malaria and others are merged into one Centre for Disease Control (CDC) in each province in 2021.