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HCM City struggles to set up clinics for HIV patients

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HCM City struggles to set up clinics for HIV patients

To ensure delivery of HIV treatment services, the health sector in Ho Chi Minh City is accelerating coverage of health insurance for HIV patients as donor funding for antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and treatment will end in a few years now that Vietnam Nam has reached lower middle-income status as classified by the World Bank.

HCM City hospital wins ASEAN award

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HCM City hospital wins ASEAN award

The time-saving and accuracy-improving electronic medical records system of Thu Duc Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City has been recognised by the ASEAN CIO/CSO Awards 2017, and has become a model for other hospitals around the country.

HIV infections on the rise

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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..

Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers

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Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers

Health authorities in Nha Trang city – the famous beach tourism destination hit hard by HIV/AIDS – have made progress against the epidemic. Their efforts are threatened by a lack of human resources.