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HIV/AIDS patients’ treatment now covered by insurance

Health

HIV/AIDS patients’ treatment now covered by insurance

HCM City is expected to treat nearly 4,000 people with HIV/AIDS who have health insurance cards in the first quarter of next year, following the cessation of free treatment for all such patients in the country, according to the city HIV/AIDS Prevention Centre.

National Action Month against HIV/AIDS 2018 launched

Health

National Action Month against HIV/AIDS 2018 launched

The National Action Month against HIV/AIDS 2018 was launched at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on December 1 with the participation of Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and nearly 2,000 representatives of students, armed forces and mass organizations.

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..

Surge in HCM City’s insured AIDS patients

Health

Surge in HCM City’s insured AIDS patients

The proportion of people with HIV/AIDS in HCM City who have health insurance surged to 70 percent last February from 20 percent in April last year, according to the city HIV/AIDS Prevention Centre.

HIV/AIDS treatment costs to spike

Health

HIV/AIDS treatment costs to spike

People with HIV and AIDS are expecting medical costs to soar when international health aid is cut off next year, participants at a policy dialogue said on June 27.

HIV/AIDS model launched in Hanoi

Health

HIV/AIDS model launched in Hanoi

Residents on the outskirts of Hanoi, including Ba Vi and adjacent localities, will receive free consultations and tests for HIV/AIDS through an intervention model launched on August 11.

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.