For 14 years, Thủy has taught children at the education, labour and social affairs centre No 2 in Yên Bài Commune, Hà Nội’s Ba Vì District. Many of the youngsters are HIV positive orphans, abandoned by their parents.
HIV/AIDS patients have been encouraged to buy health insurance to reduce their treatment costs.
Representatives from the health ministry, international NGOs, donors, private-sectors companies and social enterprises discussed the private sector's role in financing efforts against HIV in Việt Nam at a workshop on Friday in Hà Nội.
Hollywood actor Rutger Hauer, best known for his role in Blade Runner, has died after a brief illness, his official website said on Wednesday.
Việt Nam will be the first country in South East Asia to implement the Sustainable Health in Procurement Project (SHiPP), UNDP Việt Nam Resident Representative Caitlin Wiesen announced on Friday.