Health insurance ensures long-term treatment for HIV patients

Vietnam has expanded health insurance coverage among HIV patients taking ARV treatment to 83.4 percent at present from 50 percent in 2016, helping ensure that they can maintain long-term treatment in the context of decreasing international financial support for the field.Keep reading ...

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

Hanoi targets all HIV carriers with health insurance

Hanoi set to expand health insurance coverage to 100 percent of HIV carriers in 2018, heard a recent conference on HIV/AIDS prevention hosted by the municipal Department of Health. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam sees drops in new HIV infections for 10th consecutive year

Vietnam saw decreases in the number of new HIV infections, people living with AIDS and AIDS-related fatalities for the tenth consecutive year in 2017, according to the Ministry of Health.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Experts emphasise gender equality in VN’s HIV response

The current national response to HIV fails to adequately respond to the diverse needs and rights of the main affected groups – women and girls.Keep reading ...

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