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antiretroviral treatment

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.

HIV self-testing introduced in Vietnam

Health

HIV self-testing introduced in Vietnam

People who want to know their HIV status can now test themselves discreetly thanks to the HIV self-testing service that was launched in Vietnam for the first time on August 26.

NA leader welcomes UN Under-Secretary-General

Politics

NA leader welcomes UN Under-Secretary-General

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung asked for the UN’s further support to help Vietnam eliminate AIDS pandemic by 2030 while receiving Michel Sidibé, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), in Hanoi on October 25.

VN seeks new ways in HIV/AIDS treatment

Health

VN seeks new ways in HIV/AIDS treatment

A delegation of Vietnamese health officials has visited Thailand to learn the country’s experience in seeking financial resources and supplies of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for HIV/AIDS treatment.