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.
USAID helps Dong Nai control HIV/AIDS Health

USAID helps Dong Nai control HIV/AIDS

The southern province of Dong Nai had a meeting on May 9 with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to discuss a project to give technical support to the province, aiming to prevent and control HIV/AIDS in the locality.
Son La strives to control HIV/AIDS infection Society

Son La strives to control HIV/AIDS infection

The northern mountainous province of Son La targets to keep the rate of HIV/AIDS infections in the community below 0.65 percent from 2016-2017, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Five localities to pilot HIV elimination plan Health

Five localities to pilot HIV elimination plan

The 90-90-90 Plan, which aims to end the AIDS epidemic in Vietnam by 2020 under a HIV prevention programme initiated by the United Nations, will be piloted in five localities from 2017-2015.
HIV/AIDS model launched in Hanoi Health

HIV/AIDS model launched in Hanoi

Residents on the outskirts of Hanoi, including Ba Vi and adjacent localities, will receive free consultations and tests for HIV/AIDS through an intervention model launched on August 11.
Sexual transmission- major cause of HIV in the south Health

Sexual transmission- major cause of HIV in the south

Increasing HIV infection cases resulting from unsafe sex have become a pressing issue in the southern region, urging the implementation of drastic measures by local authorities, the Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute reported at a conference in the southern city on February 11.