Vietnam's progress in drug treatment faces fragile future

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Vietnam's progress in drug treatment faces fragile future

Le Thanh Tam, a 27-year-old drug addict, smashed a donation box at a ward government office in Ho Chi Minh City early last month hoping to grab cash to feed his drug habit; instead he was arrested by local militiamen.

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US finances HIV prevention plan

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US finances HIV prevention plan

(VOV) - A community-based HIV prevention project funded by the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through US Agency for International Development (USAID) was launched in HCM City on August 5.

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US-funded HIV prevention project in the south launched

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

A project funded by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was launched on August 5 in Ho Chi Minh City with the aim of supporting HIV prevention in the southern region.

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US Consulate General launches LGBT program in Vietnam hub

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

US Consulate General launches LGBT program in Vietnam hub

The U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City has launched a program dedicated to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community that includes photo exhibitions, film screenings, and discussion sessions.

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NGOs train HIV/AIDS control staff in south

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NGOs train HIV/AIDS control staff in south

VGP - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Family Health International (FHI) have organized training courses from May 20-22 for HIV/AIDS technical staff in south Viet Nam.

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Vietnam hospital lab awarded international accreditation

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Vietnam hospital lab awarded international accreditation

The microbiology laboratory of the Ho Chi Minh City Children’s Hospital II received an award of International Organization for Standardization 15189 (ISO 15189) accreditation on Tuesday.

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District hospitals provide 40 percent of health care services

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

District-level hospitals in Vietnam now provide about 40 percent of check-up, treatment and other health care services, heard a recent seminar in the northern province of Nam Dinh.

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US ambassador tours Mekong Delta to discuss TPP benefits

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US ambassador tours Mekong Delta to discuss TPP benefits

Photo from the US Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City

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US ambassador tours Mekong Delta to discuss TPP benefits

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VietnamPlus English 10 month(s) ago

US Ambassador David Shear has toured the Mekong Delta to learn about the region and discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) with local citizens who stand to benefit from stronger economic ties between Vietnam and the US.

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AIDS video contest begins

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VietNam News English 11 month(s) ago

Creative members of the public are being invited to present their thoughts and visions about HIV/AIDS in Viet Nam by producing a one-minute video clip and uploading it onto the internet.

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U.S.’s PEPFAR launches World Aids Day video contest

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SaigonTimes English 11 month(s) ago

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has launched a one-minute video contest themed HIV/AIDS epidemic in Vietnam.

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Online outreach scheme effective for men with HIV

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VietnamNet English 12 month(s) ago

Online outreach scheme effective for men with HIV

VietNamNet Bridge – The use of the internet as a tool for early detection of HIV cases among men who have sex with men (MSM) has proven to be effective, particularly in light of budget cuts for HIV/AIDS prevention in HCM City.

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HIV prevention fund anticipates donor cuts

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VietNam News English 12 month(s) ago

The country should increase domestic funds for HIV/AIDS prevention to compensate for forthcoming reduction in international sponsor money, Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long has urged.

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In Vietnam, international aid cuts prompt fears of more HIV

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In Vietnam, international aid cuts prompt fears of more HIV

Relying on foreign donations for 70 percent of anti-HIV/AIDS costs, Vietnam needs to fill the void as its new ‘middle income’ status inspires aid cuts

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Online outreach scheme effective for MSM

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VietnamPlus English 12 month(s) ago 3 related news

The use of the Internet as a tool for early detection of HIV cases among men who have sex with men (MSM) has proven to be effective in Ho Chi Minh City.

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