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160,000 HIV-infected people set to receive ARV treatment

Vietnam hopes to provide anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment to about 160,000 people living with HIV/AIDS this year, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.

In Thai Nguyen, communities help to ease HIV/AIDS burden

Dam Huy Hoang’s heart skipped a beat as the second pink line started appearing on his client’s HIV test strip.

Vietnam faces challenges in fight against HIV/AIDS

The AIDS epidemic in Vietnam cannot be eliminated by 2030 if the country fails to reaffirm its commitment and show determination in rolling out innovative solutions to prevent the transmission of HIV.

National campaign for HIV/AIDS prevention launched

A national communication campaign for HIV/AIDS prevention, called K=K – (Không phát hiện = Không lây truyền) or U=U (Undetectable = Untransmittable), was launched at a ceremony on Tuesday at the Bach Mai General Hospital in Hanoi.

VN strives to reduce HIV infections despite funding shortage

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam has been striving to reduce the number of HIV infections and prevent outbreaks in high-risk communities despite a decline in international funding, 

Govt to bring all HIV patients into insurance net

 VietNamNet Bridge – N.C.T, a 32-year-old man, and his partner, a 38-year-old man, are waiting at the District 11 Preventive Medicine Centre to receive free antiretroviral drugs.

US helps VN improve HIV/AIDS response

VietNamNet Bridge – More than 280,000 people have received free HIV tests and 15,000 patients were newly enrolled for anti-retroviral treatment over the last five years. 

Workshop addresses health insurance challenges for HIV patients

 VietNamNet Bridge – Health experts discussed ways to tackle barriers and find solutions to provide social health insurance (SHI) to people living with HIV (PLHIV) at a workshop on Tuesday in HCM City.

Enlisting the community in fight with HIV

 VietNamNet Bridge – His plan to study abroad collapsed just a few hours before an interview at the US embassy in Ha Noi after his father caught him using drugs in a hotel restroom.

HIV infection rises among people aged 30-39

 VietNamNet Bridge – The number of people aged 30-39 catching HIV strongly tended upwards over the past five years, said the HIV/AIDS prevention department under the Health Ministry at a seminar on Dec. 24.