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

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 day(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 day(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 1 week(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 3 week(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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Gov’t aims to reduce mother-to-child transmission rate of HIV to under 2 per cent

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

The rate of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in the country fell by 16 per cent between 2009 and 2015, but health experts have said that more needs to be done to reach the goal of having a transmission rate of under 2 per cent by 2020 nationwide.

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Acupuncture helps autistic children

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

More than 1,500 children with autism come to the National Hospital of Acupuncture for treatment every year, said head of the hospital Associate Prof Dr Nguyễn Bá Quang at conference on Vietnamese high-tech acupuncture therapy for paediatric diseases and cerebrovascular diseases held last Saturday.

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Misfortunes befalls Nghe An family

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

A family in Nghe An Province is calling for help to treat the ill father and two daughters who are injured following traffic accidents.

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British woman offers shelter for disabled kids

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

A decent facility with passionate teachers is the first impression one has when visiting the Kianh Foundation Centre in central Quảng Nam Province, which is offering near free care and treatment for nearly 100 children with disabilities.

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Combined traditional, Western medicine treatments more common in VN

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Tran Thi Tuyet Nhung, 55, had suffered pain for two months earlier this year before she decided to visit Binh Chanh District Hospital for treatment.

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Vietnam push to achieve UN’s AIDS targets

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 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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Bayer partners Bright Future Fund to improve access to innovative treatment for liver and kidney cancer patients in Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Bayer South East Asia Pte Ltd. (Bayer SEA) and Bright Future Fund (BFF) in Vietnam, a member of Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) have established a patient assistance programme to provide Vietnamese patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with better access to a targeted oral cancer therapy.

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22,000 Vietnamese diagnosed with lung cancer each year

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Around 22,000 new cases of lung cancer are recorded every year in Việt Nam, with the disease being ranked among the top causes of death, doctors have said.

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22,000 Vietnamese diagnosed with lung cancer each year

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22,000 Vietnamese diagnosed with lung cancer each year

Around 22,000 new cases of lung cancer are recorded every year in Việt Nam, with the disease being ranked among the top causes of death, doctors have said.

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About 22,000 new lung cancer patients diagnosed in Vietnam each year: doctors

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

About 22,000 new lung cancer patients diagnosed in Vietnam each year: doctors

Around 22,000 new cases of lung cancer are recorded every year in Vietnam, where the disease is ranked among the top causes of death, doctors said at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday.

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Up to 5,000 Vietnamese have recently undergone sexual reassignment therapy: health official

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Up to 5,000 Vietnamese have recently undergone sexual reassignment therapy: health official

Between 4,000 and 5,000 Vietnamese have undergone different methods of sexual reassignment therapy in recent years, a health official told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on Tuesday.

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