More than 16 years have passed since Trần Thị Chuẩn, a mother of three from the southern Long An Province, got the horrible news. Doctors told her that she had been infected with HIV.
The 2019 National Action Month against HIV/AIDS was launched on Saturday at a ceremony held by the HCM City Department of Health to raise awareness of the disease and improve prevention, testing and treatment.
Efforts to improve food service quality have spurred positive changes in the capital city of Hà Nội, however, challenges remain in food safety control work, experts said.
Police in the northern mountain province of Lai Châu have busted 151 drug related cases in the first six months of this year.
Recognising the importance of workplace safety, more and more businesses in HCM City have begun to invest in modern equipment and increased budgets for labour safety programmes.
HCM City People’s Committee has instructed local departments to strengthen preventive measures against drug crimes as a response to National Action Month on Drug Prevention and Control.