Deputy PM receives UN HIV/AIDS official Politics

Deputy PM receives UN HIV/AIDS official

Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the National Committee for AIDS, Drug and Prostitution Prevention and Control Vu Duc Dam hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 29 for Director of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific Eamonn Murphy.
Young doctor finds calling in remote district Videos

Young doctor finds calling in remote district

Working in Mường Nhé district of the northern province of Dien Bien, a young doctor discovered his passion for taking care of and raising public awareness of public healthcare in the locality.
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.
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.
World

Cambodia spends 7 mln USD on medication for HIV carriers

Cambodia has lately spent about 7 million USD per year on medication for those living with HIV/AIDS, Mean Chivon, Director of National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (NCHADS), told media.
Vietnam strives to end AIDS by 2030 Society

Vietnam strives to end AIDS by 2030

The Ministry of Health launched Vietnam’s efforts to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 in response to UNAIDS’s 90-90-90 goals at a ceremony in Hanoi on October 25.
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.
Society

Committee to target growing alcohol problem

A national steering committee on the prevention and control of harmful alcohol consumption is set to be formed as part of the government’s efforts to minimise alcohol abuse in the country.
Society

UN calls on Vietnam to continue combating HIV

UNAIDS Vietnam called on Vietnam to invest wisely in its HIV response to ensure that it would achieve national and global targets on the occasion of the 25th World AIDS Day, which took place on December 1.
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.