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..
Another HIV-resistant medicine piloted Society

Another HIV-resistant medicine piloted

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), which offers up to 92 percent reduction in the risk of contracting HIV if taken consistently, will be offered on a trial basis to people at high risk, including those in the LGBT community, in Ho Chi Minh City from March 2017 to September 2018.
Surge in HCM City’s insured AIDS patients Health

Surge in HCM City’s insured AIDS patients

The proportion of people with HIV/AIDS in HCM City who have health insurance surged to 70 percent last February from 20 percent in April last year, according to the city HIV/AIDS Prevention Centre.
HIV response must cover women Health

HIV response must cover women

With women facing increased risks of HIV infection, experts are calling for greater emphasis on addressing the needs of women and girls in the national HIV response.
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HIV/AIDS epidemic changes in gender, age group

The HIV/AIDS epidemic has changed significantly in gender and age groups, deputy head of Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control Chu Quoc An said on July 15 at an online meeting to review the fight against the disease in the first six months of the year.
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Medical students get training on AIDS

More than 200 lecturers in Medicine from universities in the South and Central Highlands on March 31 met in Hai Phong Medical School to review a pre-service training project on HIV/AIDS care and prevention.