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.
HIV/AIDS treatment costs to spike Health

HIV/AIDS treatment costs to spike

People with HIV and AIDS are expecting medical costs to soar when international health aid is cut off next year, participants at a policy dialogue said on June 27.
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.
Health

Dien Bien’s HIV/AIDS prevention efforts examined

A delegation from the National Assembly and international organisations paid a field trip to the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien to learn about the locality’s HIV/AIDS prevention and control.
Health

VN seeks new ways in HIV/AIDS treatment

A delegation of Vietnamese health officials has visited Thailand to learn the country’s experience in seeking financial resources and supplies of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for HIV/AIDS treatment.
Society

US helps Vietnamese disaster victims

US Ambassador to Vietnam Michael Michalak on October 29 handed over 500,000 USD to the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) to support victims of typhoon Ketsana in four provinces of Quang Nam , Quang Ngai, Gia Lai and Kon Tum.