Vietnam aims to treat HIV, halt drug rise Health

Vietnam aims to treat HIV, halt drug rise

Vietnam must step up efforts to ensure 90 percent of HIV-infected people will receive sustained antiretroviral (ARV) therapy by 2020, in line with the international UN target, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a meeting of National Committee for AIDS, Prostitution and Drug Prevention on December 8.
Malaysian police rescue eight foreign women World

Malaysian police rescue eight foreign women

Malaysian police on January 17 rescued eight foreign women, including five Vietnamese, thought to be victims of a human trafficking ring when raiding an entertainment house in Malacca state.
Pre-marital health tests not a hit in Vietnam Health

Pre-marital health tests not a hit in Vietnam

Many young Vietnamese couples seem to deliberately avoid pre-marital health screenings for fear that these will find health problems and ruin their budding marriages, a survey found.
Drug, prostitution-free localities on the rise Society

Drug, prostitution-free localities on the rise

The number of drug and prostitution-free communes, wards and towns have been increased in recent years after the 10-year implementation of the resolution on building localities with healthy lifestyle.
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.
Pilot models help early detection of HIV Health

Pilot models help early detection of HIV

A series of models to provide consultations and tests for HIV, through local-level medical establishments have been piloted in some provinces and cities nationwide from 2015-2017.