Vietnam begins testing HIV through saliva Health

Vietnam begins testing HIV through saliva

Much like home testing kits, the oral HIV quick test method will be launched in Vietnam for the first time, said an official of the Ministry of Health’s (MoH) Vietnam Administration for HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC).
Workshop supports LGBT in accessing health care services Society

Workshop supports LGBT in accessing health care services

The Center for Supporting Community Development Initiative (SCDI) held a workshop on November 23 in the south central coastal province of Binh Dinh to seek ways to support the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community’s access to health care services.
HIV infections on the rise Health

HIV infections on the rise

The number of new HIV infections has been on the rise in Vietnam, especially among men who have sex with men (MSM) and those with unsafe sexual behaviours..
HIV response must cover women Health

HIV response must cover women

With women facing increased risks of HIV infection, experts are calling for greater emphasis on addressing the needs of women and girls in the national HIV response.
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.
Campaign educates MSMs on HIV prevention Health

Campaign educates MSMs on HIV prevention

An educational campaign was launched on September 30 with the aim of helping the ‘Men who have sex with men (MSM)’ community improve their knowledge on safe sex and prevention of HIV.
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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.
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USAID backs condom scheme

The Social Marketing HIV Prevention Project on March 21 launched a revitalised Number One Plus condom and lubricant pack.