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.
The AIDS epidemic in Việt Nam 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.
Civil society organisations (CSOs) had contributed much to HIV/AIDS prevention and control, but obstacles remained in their work, experts said at conference on Wednesday in Hà Nội.
Miss Universe Việt Nam H’Hen Nie has called for reducing stigma and discrimination against HIV patients at the Miss Universe 2018 contest that is now being held in Bangkok.
The number of HIV/AIDS cases in Việt Nam continued to be under control this year, with a reduction in new incidences of HIV/AIDS and mortality from AIDS, according to the Ministry of Health.
A toolkit to help eliminate stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV (PLHIV), was launched today as part of activities to celebrate World AIDS Day (December 1) in Việt Nam.
The HCM City administration has called for providing antiretroviral therapy for people with HIV/AIDS at more and more health facilities to ensure patients get uninterrupted treatment.
Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam has called on society as a whole to collaborate in meeting the United Nations’ 90-90-90 Goals in HIV/AIDS prevention and control by 2020.