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Vietnam aims to treat HIV, halt drug rise

Health

Vietnam aims to treat HIV, halt drug rise

Vietnam must step up efforts to ensure 90 percent of HIV-infected people will receive sustained antiretroviral (ARV) therapy by 2020, in line with the international UN target, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a meeting of National Committee for AIDS, Prostitution and Drug Prevention on December 8.

Ministry of Health clarifies health insurance

Health

Ministry of Health clarifies health insurance

Private hospitals that have signed health-insurance contracts with the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) will continue the contracts next year. However, private healthcare facilities must now have their classifications authorised by the Ministry of Health.

NA Chairwoman meets voters in Can Tho

Politics

NA Chairwoman meets voters in Can Tho

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met voters from Cai Rang and Ninh Kieu districts in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on December 6 to inform them about the outcomes of the 14 NA’s fourth session.

Dengue infections fall nationwide

Health

Dengue infections fall nationwide

The number of new dengue fever infections nationwide has dropped for eight consecutive weeks, announced the General Department of Preventive Medicine under the Health Ministry on October 26.