Vietnam on right track to eliminate AIDS in 2030 Health

Vietnam on right track to eliminate AIDS in 2030

Over 12,000 people nationwide have registered to use Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) service since its launch in 2017, helping to control HIV infections in the community, according to statistics from the Ministry of Health (MoH).
Vietnam’s 30-year tireless fight against HIV/AIDS Health

Vietnam’s 30-year tireless fight against HIV/AIDS

With 30 years of experience in dealing with HIV/AIDS, together with the country’s numerous international-recognised initiatives and achievements in the field, Vietnam is striving to put an end to AIDS by 2030.
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.