National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS Health

National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS

A national communication campaign named “undetectable equals untransmittable” (U=U, or Khong phat hien=Khong lay truyen K=K in Vietnamese) was launched in Hanoi on October 22 with the support of the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Hanoi sees progress in HIV control Health

Hanoi sees progress in HIV control

Hanoi has seen improvements in three criteria for HIV control, including the number of people newly diagnosed with HIV, the number of HIV-infected people transferring to AIDS stage, and the number of people who have died of HIV/AIDS over the past decade.
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.
Activities for HIV/AIDS action month Health

Activities for HIV/AIDS action month

“One House”, the second part of the play “Three in one”, featuring the lives of HIV/AIDS patients will be performed at the Kim Ma Theatre in Hanoi on December 1 night to mark World AIDS Day (December 1).
Da Nang observes World AIDS Day Society

Da Nang observes World AIDS Day

Nearly 2,500 people, including representatives from ministries, departments, international organisations and local residents, attended a meeting in the central city of Da Nang on November 27 to call for non-discrimination against those living with HIV/AIDS.
Vietnam push to achieve UN’s AIDS targets Society

Vietnam push to achieve UN’s AIDS targets

The head of the HCM City AIDS Prevention Centre has asked the Vietnam Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS to help the country reach the 90-90-90 targets to help end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
Vietnam has long way to go to 90-90-90 targets Health

Vietnam has long way to go to 90-90-90 targets

Vietnam is far from achieving the 90-90-90 targets set by the United Nations (UN) to end HIV/AIDS by 2020, said Dr. Nguyen Hoang Long, head of the Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control.