HIV/AIDS prevention

Update news HIV/AIDS prevention

Strategy developed to wipe out HIV-AIDS

Associate Professor Nguyen Hoang Long, Director General of the Vietnam Administration for HIV/AIDS Control, talks about the country’s fight against the virus over the last 30 years.

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.

Social worker helps fellow gay men recover from HIV

Anh Quoc Kiet has dedicated his life to helping fellow gay men seek treatment for HIV/AIDS and overcome discrimination to gain confidence in their lives after what many still see as a shameful diagnosis.

HIV/AIDS funding sources running out

 HIV/AIDS prevention is the key mission of Viet Nam’s public health sector. Now, the country’s efforts to fight the disease are running into financial obstacles as aid from international organisations

VN needs to spend more on AIDS

Vietnam needs to sustain its strong political commitment and increase spending on HIV prevention and treatment to maintain its hard-gained achievements and to fast track its HIV response towards ending AIDS by 2030, 

General clinics for patients with HIV urgently needed, says health official

Deputy director of the HCM City’s Department of Health Nguyen Huu Hung on Wednesday instructed city districts to speed up the opening of new general healthcare clinics for patients with HIV.

How Vietnam will control AIDS absent foreign funds

Nguyen Hoang Long, head of the Ministry of Health’s Department for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control, talks to the Tuoi Tre (Youth) about plans for HIV/AIDS treatment.

Deputy PM says AIDS epidemic in Vietnam under control

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam’s AIDS epidemic is under control, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam told the United Nations June 8-10 High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS.

VN seeks international assistance to avoid AIDS resurgence

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is seeking international assistance with HIV/AIDS prevention and control to avoid a resurgence of the disease.  

Many addicts still unable to access Methadone cure

 VietNamNet Bridge – It was about 10am at the Muong Cha Commune clinic. A man entered the clinic and came out with a dosage of methadone.

Senior leaders welcome former US President

 VietNamNet Bridge – President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on July 18 hosted separate receptions for former US President Bill Clinton on his re-visit to Vietnam.

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