About 10,000 new HIV cases discovered in 2018

There were about 10,000 new HIV carriers detected in 2018, including 2,000 fatalities, equivalent to those in 2017. The figure has so far raised the total number of living HIV patients to 208,800; up to 94,900 of them developed into AIDS and 98,500 were dead. The ...

VNA Reporter

VN strives to erase maternal transmission of HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis

The Ministry of Health (MoH) organised a workshop in Hanoi on January 8 to launch a national action plan on the eradication of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis in the 2018-2030. The country is striving to eliminate the mother-to-child transmission of HIV, hepatitis ...

Đỗ Thoa

Up to 4,000 Vietnamese die of HIV yearly: minister

Around 3,000-4,000 Vietnamese die from HIV and over 8,000 new cases of HIV infection are found every year, Vietnam’s top healthcare official said at an event in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday.Keep reading ...

Thai Xuan

HIV carriers registered with health insurance reach 89 percent

As many as 89 percent of HIV/AIDS patients receiving antiretroviral drug (ARV) treatment in Vietnam have signed up for health insurance cards so far, with the figure expected to exceed 90 percent by the end of this year. Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Hanoi commits to fulfilling 90-90-90 goals in HIV/AIDS prevention

Hanoi is making efforts to achieve the 90-90-90 goals in HIV/AIDS prevention set by the United Nations by 2020. The 90-90-90 goals mean that by 2020, 90 percent of HIV-infected people will know their infection status, 90 percent will receive anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs and 90 percent ...

VNA Reporter

Ministry expects all HIV patients covered by health insurance

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has been advised to amend some regulations so as to have 100 percent of people living with HIV covered by health insurance by 2020.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Early testing needed to minimise mother-to-child HIV transmission

Early HIV testing is essential for pregnant women to minimise the risk to transmit the virus from mother to child. This is the main message of the action month to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in June 2018.Keep reading  ...

VNA Reporter

VN aims to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis

Children and pregnant women lack access to health services in remote, border and island areas, creating a major challenge for the national programme to eliminate the transmission of HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis from mothers to children, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Viet Tien said ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Cheaper ARV drugs offer better access for HIV patients

The Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control said the country has successfully bidden anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs with prices 15-17 percent lower than those of similar drugs in use, bringing more hopes to local HIV/AIDS patients.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam keeps rate of new HIV cases lower 0.3 percent

Vietnam aims to keep the rate of new HIV/AIDS infections below 0.3 percent, while reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS on socio-economic development. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

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