Vietnam’s national plan of action for children affected by HIV

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Vietnam’s national plan of action for children affected by HIV

Vietnam’s national plan of action for children affected by HIV/AIDS for the 2014-2020 period targets giving 90% of these children access to health care, education, consultation, nutrition, physical development, and entertainment.

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Different resources needed to help HIV/AIDS children

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Mobilising the entire community at home and abroad in protecting and caring for children affected by HIV/AIDs is one of the goals set for 2014-2020, by a workshop in Hanoi.

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Health insurance set to cover payments for HIV/AIDS patients from 2017 in HCM City

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Health insurance set to cover payments for HIV/AIDS patients from 2017 in HCM City

Health insurance is scheduled to start covering payments for HIV/AIDS patients at 18 hospitals and preventive health centres as from early 2017 as international aid for free anti-retroviral medicine and treatment will stop in 2018.

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Ministry urges more HIV/AIDS patients to have health insurance

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Ministry of Health April 15 held a seminar over the health insurance for HIV/AIDS patients in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Drug addiction is not social evil: Hanoi PEPFAR advisor

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Drug addiction is not social evil: Hanoi PEPFAR advisor

“Recognizing that substance abuse disorders and addiction are diseases and not moral failings, social ills or evils is critically important in trying to educate the public,” Kenneth W. Robertson, substance abuse treatment advisor for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s PEPFAR Office in Hanoi, told Tuoi Tre News in a recent interview through email.

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Vietnamese man, wrongly diagnosed HIV-positive, sues health center to demand $35,000 damages

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Vietnamese man, wrongly diagnosed HIV-positive, sues health center to demand $35,000 damages

A man in north-central Vietnam has filed a case demanding over VND773 million (US$35,000) in compensation from a local medical center for mistakenly diagnosing him with HIV for over ten years, a local court announced on Sunday.

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Vietnamese man demands $35,000 compensation for wrong HIV test result

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Vietnamese man demands $35,000 compensation for wrong HIV test result

A man in central Vietnam has sued local health authorities for compensation worth nearly US$35,000 after they wrongfully diagnosed him with HIV.

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Discrimination increases HIV risk among MSM, transgender

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Discrimination increases HIV risk among MSM, transgender

Discrimination against men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women can affect their ability to get health services and increase the risk of HIV infection.

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Street banners in Ho Chi Minh City messy, ineffective: survey

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Street banners in Ho Chi Minh City messy, ineffective: survey

Banners hung across roads are commonplace in Ho Chi Minh City, as they are in other locations across Vietnam, but not many people are happy about their design, content or frequency of appearance, a survey has found.

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Social News 7/3

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Social News 7/3

People with HIV lack legal aid

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Vietnam: Returning to a country I have loved since I was 16 years old

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Vietnam: Returning to a country I have loved since I was 16 years old

VietNamNet Bridge – Maybe you don't know this about me, but I was against the Vietnam War when I was a teenage girl living in Franklin Square, Long Island.

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Free-of-charge hospital for HIV patients in southern Vietnam

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Free-of-charge hospital for HIV patients in southern Vietnam

Doctors and nurses at a hospital in a remote locality in the southern Vietnamese province of Binh Phuoc have been providing complimentary treatment for many HIV/AIDS patients, despite various occupational hazards.

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Vaginal ring cuts HIV risk by nearly one-third: studies

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Vaginal ring cuts HIV risk by nearly one-third: studies

A monthly vaginal ring that contains an anti-retroviral drug has been shown to cut the risk of HIV infection in women by nearly one-third, according to two international studies Monday.

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ARV treatment to be covered by health insurance

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

ARV treatment to be covered by health insurance

Anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS will be paid by health insurance from June 2016, said the Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention under the Ministry of Public Health.

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Miss Universe to push HIV awareness after crowning blunder

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Miss Universe to push HIV awareness after crowning blunder

The new Miss Universe, back in the Philippines after an epic televised blunder surrounding her crowning, said Sunday she would use the attention the incident attracted to campaign for HIV awareness, especially in her home country.

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