HIV/AIDS patients in Vietnam on edge over limited access to life-saving medication

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 17 hour(s) ago

People living with HIV/AIDS in Vietnam are struggling to afford life-saving antiretroviral (ARV) drugs as a result of dwindling foreign aid.

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Press digest – March 6

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 week(s) ago 5 related news

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Global Fund continues supporting Vietnam’s HIV, TB, malaria fight

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Mark Dybul has pledged support to Vietnam to sustainably maintain achievements in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

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New strategy needed to improve HIV treatment quality

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

A new strategy should be applied in HIV/AIDS prevention and control, with a focus on early treatment in HIV-positive cases, ambulatory treatment, and extending treatment services to jails and remote and poor areas, said a Health Ministry official.

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Press digest – February 15

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USAID Community HIV Link-Southern Project approved

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The PM has ratified the investment of the USAID Community HIV Link-Southern Project, which is sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) though a non-refundable aid.

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VN, US co-operate to prevent, control HIV/AIDS

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Báo điện tử CP English 3 month(s) ago

VGP - A seminar was held in Ha Noi on December 14 to review the Sustainable Management of the HIV/AIDS Response and Transition to Technical Assistance Project (SMART TA).

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US, Vietnam co-operate to prevent, control HIV

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

A seminar was held in Hanoi on December 14 to review the Sustainable Management of the HIV/AIDS Response and Transition to Technical Assistance Project (SMART TA), funded under the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

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HIV infected people encouraged to buy medical insurance

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Though the government urged the health sector must facilitate people living with HIV/AIDS to have medical insurance, just around 40 percent of them have insurance cards. In fact, HIV infected people's treatment fee is covered by insurance company.

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HCM City sees rise in mother-to-child HIV transmission

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Many hospitals in HCM City have detected more children who are infected HIV from their mothers.

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Vietnam faces big deficit in HIV/AIDS funding

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Vietnam will face a huge budget deficit in health services for people with HIV/AIDS in the next five years, an official from the HIV/AIDS Prevention Agency, Duong Thuy Anh, said at a conference on insurance payments for ARV therapy on November 28.

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Life still difficult for HIV/AIDS affected kids

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Children affected by HIV/AIDS continue to face discrimination and other challenges despite significant gains made in efforts to help them, officials said at a meeting yesterday.

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Towards 90-90-90 target to end AIDS epidemic in Vietnam

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

A national action month for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS will take place from November 10 to December 10 with the theme “Towards the 90-90-90 Target to End the AIDS Epidemic in Vietnam,” according to the National Committee for the Prevention and Control of AIDS, Drug Addiction and Prostitution.

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Hanoi gives health insurance support to HIV carriers

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

The Hanoi Department of Health will expand the health insurance coverage among poor people living with HIV/AIDS by giving them financial support sourced from the city’s health insurance fund, according to head of the department Nguyen Khac Hien.

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Vietnam push to achieve UN’s AIDS targets

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

The head of the HCM City AIDS Prevention Centre has asked the Vietnam Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS to help the country reach the 90-90-90 targets set by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS to help end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

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