Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 14:19:36

antiretroviral

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.

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.

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.