Vietnam consistently ensures human rights Society

Vietnam consistently ensures human rights

The Vietnamese Party and State’s policies consistently define human rights as a common value of humanity and human development as the goal and the driving force of the cause of national construction and defense. Over the past years, Vietnam’s achievements in ensuring human rights have been acknowledged by the international community.
Vietnam a shining light in HIV/AIDS treatment Society

Vietnam a shining light in HIV/AIDS treatment

As one of four countries, alongside Germany, Switzerland and the UK, with the best HIV/AIDS treatment in the world, Vietnam has a rate of HIV-infected people receiving antiretroviral (ARV) treatment with a viral load below the inhibitory threshold reaching 96 percent, contributing to reducing HIV infection in the community, a health official has said.
Deputy PM receives UNAIDS Country Director Politics

Deputy PM receives UNAIDS Country Director

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam congratulated UNAIDS Country Director Marie-Odile Emond on successfully fulfilling her tenure in Vietnam during a reception in Hanoi on September 3.
Deputy PM receives UN HIV/AIDS official Politics

Deputy PM receives UN HIV/AIDS official

Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the National Committee for AIDS, Drug and Prostitution Prevention and Control Vu Duc Dam hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 29 for Director of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific Eamonn Murphy.
Hanoi responds to World AIDS Day Health

Hanoi responds to World AIDS Day

The fight against HIV/AIDS has always been a priority of Hanoi, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Hong Son said at a meeting on November 29 in response to the World AIDS Day (December 1).
PrEP HIV-prevention med makes progress in Thailand World

PrEP HIV-prevention med makes progress in Thailand

The Thai Red Cross Society has held a seminar following up on PrEP pre-exposure HIV prevention medicine services in Thailand, where the drugs are offered to persons in risk groups, helping them prevent becoming infected.
National Action Month against HIV/AIDS 2018 launched Health

National Action Month against HIV/AIDS 2018 launched

The National Action Month against HIV/AIDS 2018 was launched at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on December 1 with the participation of Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and nearly 2,000 representatives of students, armed forces and mass organizations.
Stigma hurts HIV diagnosis, treatment Health

Stigma hurts HIV diagnosis, treatment

As the HIV response is being integrated into the general healthcare system, raising awareness of healthcare workers is important in addressing discrimination and stigma.
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..