Vietnam cop under preventative treatment after touching HIV-positive robber’s blood

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Vietnam cop under preventative treatment after touching HIV-positive robber’s blood

A police officer in Ho Chi Minh City has been put under preventative treatment for HIV after he touched the blood of a virus-infected thief he seized on Wednesday, local police reported.

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Woman seeks lawsuit after 9 years living with HIV misdiagnosis, discrimination

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Woman seeks lawsuit after 9 years living with HIV misdiagnosis, discrimination

A woman in the northern province of Hung Yen says she will sue a local hospital that allegedly misdiagnosed her as HIV-positive nine years ago.

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2 nabbed for robbing tourists's iPhone in HCMC's backpacker area

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2 nabbed for robbing tourists's iPhone in HCMC's backpacker area

Two men suspected of robbing a South Korean tourist in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday led police officers on a high-speed motorbike chase that only ended after one of them was shot.

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Over 31,000 patients receive methadone treatment

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Over 31,000 patients receive methadone treatment

As many as 31,162 patients are receiving methadone treatments nationwide, up 6,621 patients from the end of 2014 and reaching 38 percent of the target, according to the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control under the Ministry of Health (MoH).

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French teen inspires trial for possible AIDS cure

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Bloomberg’s Simeon Bennett reports on a teenager in France that is in HIV remission inspiring doctors to study a possible cure. He speaks with Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.”

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US diplomat honored by Ministry of Health

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VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Health (MOH) has recognized Mr. David Nelson, the Deputy Country Director at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC) in Vietnam with a “For People’s Health” medal.

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Teen in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping meds

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A French teenager born with HIV has been in remission for 12 years after stopping her medication, a world first that renews hope for the prospect of early treatment, researchers said Monday.

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Social News 17/7

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Social News 17/7

HCM City former market supervisor receives 13-year jail sentence

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PPP focus urged as HIV/AIDS aid drops

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More public-private partnerships (PPP) are needed to ensure the sustainability of HIV-prevention efforts, as the international donor fund for HIV response in Vietnam is dropping dramatically.

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Social News 16/7

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Social News 16/7

Remains of 18 volunteer soldiers returned to Vietnam

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Hanoi calls for HIV/AIDS prevention effort support

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The Hanoi People’s Committee recently appealed for support from local State agencies and organisations in fighting HIV/AIDS and assisting children affected directly or indirectly by HIV, a pressing issue currently facing the capital city.

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Ban says world on way to 'generation free of AIDS'

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Ban says world on way to 'generation free of AIDS'

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday the world was headed for a "generation free of AIDS", after UNAIDS reported a 35-percent drop in new HIV infections from 15 years ago.

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HCM City marks 226th French National Day

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HCM City marks 226th French National Day

A ceremony to mark the 226th anniversary of the French National Day (July 14) was held in HCM City on July 13.

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Vietnam to dole out US$2.75 million for HIV response this year

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Vietnam to dole out US$2.75 million for HIV response this year

Vietnam will spend VND60 billion (US$2.75 million) this year on paying for medications for people with HIV in the country following international donors' funding cutback.

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Vietnam to dole out US$2.75 million for HIV response this year

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Vietnam to dole out US$2.75 million for HIV response this year

Vietnam will spend VND60 billion (US$2.75 million) this year on paying for medications for people with HIV in the country following international donors' funding cutback.

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