Vietnam sex workers haunted by specter of violence, HIV

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Vietnam sex workers haunted by specter of violence, HIV

Ngoc Thuy, a sex worker in Ho Chi Minh City, was almost assaulted by a client recently for failing to satisfy him.

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Funds lacking for HIV medicine in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

Demand for anti-retroviral (ARV) medicines for people living with HIV/AIDS continues to grow but the State's budget allocation for purchasing ARVs is limited, said Bui Duc Duong, deputy director of the Viet Nam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) under the Ministry of Health.

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Mekong River nations discuss countering drug smuggling

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Mekong River nations discuss countering drug smuggling

A conference between high-ranking officials of nations along the Mekong River was held in Hanoi on May 19 to discuss cooperation in combating drug smuggling.

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Mekong River nations discuss countering drug smuggling

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Mekong River nations discuss countering drug smuggling

A conference between high-ranking officials of nations along the Mekong River was held in Hanoi on May 19 to discuss cooperation in combating drug smuggling.

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Funds lacking for HIV medicine

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Funds lacking for HIV medicine

Demand for anti-retroviral (ARV) medicines for people living with HIV/AIDS continues to grow but the State's budget allocation for purchasing ARVs is limited, said Bui Duc Duong, deputy director of the Viet Nam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) under the Ministry of Health.

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New tea production model aids ethnic minorities

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New tea production model aids ethnic minorities

It is hot, although it is still very early in the morning, and a group of ethnic minority women are already at work, picking tender tea leaves on a mountainside in the northern province of Lai Chau.

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17 pct of Hanoi sex workers are HIV-positive; outbreak worsens among women

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Vietnam has reported more than 1,500 new HIV infections this year, with the outbreak worsening among women.

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Regional experience in ARV treatment investment shared

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Regional experience in ARV treatment investment shared

The antiretroviral (ARV) treatment for HIV/AIDS patients has been a focused investment in numerous countries thanks to its efficiency.

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Regional experience in ARV treatment investment shared

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Regional experience in ARV treatment investment shared

The antiretroviral (ARV) treatment for HIV/AIDS patients has been a focused investment in numerous countries thanks to its efficiency.

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Upward trend of HIV-infected pregnant woman

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

At a press brief in Hanoi on May 13 the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control warned of an increase in the number of pregnant women infected with HIV

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Action month planned to reduce mother-to-baby HIV transmission

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Action month planned to reduce mother-to-baby HIV transmission

A month-long campaign for the prevention of mother-to-baby transmission of HIV (MTCT) will be launched in June aiming to eradicate MTCT in Vietnam, said Deputy Director of the Ministry of Health’s Administration of HIV/AIDS Control Hoang Dinh Canh.

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Vietcombank aids national highway improvements

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

A project upgrading 30 kilometres of National Highway 10 is set to receive 2.8 trillion VND (130.2 million USD) in funding from the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank).

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Sir Elton John urges US Congress to strengthen support for Aids fight

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Sir Elton John urges US Congress to strengthen support for Aids fight

Sir Elton John has told a US Senate panel that Aids could be eradicated in his lifetime, but only if the US government continues funding the fight against the virus.

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Child welfare shelters need much better staff

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Staff at child welfare centres and shelters in the country need to be better trained about child-ren's psychological development, Nguyen Minh Anh, a psychologist with the HCM City-based National College of Education has said.

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Half of people living with HIV treated: Health Ministry

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

As per the figures of the Ministry of Health’s Vietnam Administration of HIV/ AIDS Prevention and Control, Ho Chi Minh City has just collected half of HIV-infected people.

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