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mardi 29 novembre 2016

VN faces big deficit in HIV/AIDS funding

Việt Nam 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, Dương Thúy Anh, said yesterday at a conference on insurance payments for ARV therapy.

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jeudi 28 juillet 2016

US launches new project to support HIV/AIDS response in Vietnam

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) on Wednesday announced its new five-year US$26 million project to strengthen and sustain Vietnam’s HIV/AIDS response.

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vendredi 25 décembre 2015

Employee shortage poses risk to HIV fight

Authorities in Son La Province, a northern border province infamous for drug smuggling and the HIV/AIDS epidemic, decided to lay off all non-permanent medical workers at methadone centres in the area.

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mercredi 14 octobre 2015

In Vietnam, discrimination still stalks people with HIV

Giang was refused surgery to treat her ovarian cyst last year after she told doctors she had HIV.

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mercredi 30 septembre 2015

Funding shortage hinders Viet Nam HIV/AIDS fight

Medical experts are concerned that an outbreak of the HIV virus is likely to return to Vietnam any time due to a lack of funds.

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mardi 27 janvier 2015

In Vietnam, learning to embrace life with HIV

DIEN BIEN PHU — Lu Thi Thanh, a 28-year-old woman residing in northern Vietnam, speaks matter-of-factly about living with HIV.

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samedi 6 septembre 2014

Vietnam authorities reject rumor of HIV risk among students

Authorities of the south-central province of Thanh Hoa have rejected a rumor that dozens of students at a junior high school, where a student was found infected with HIV, are “at risk of HIV infection, as they were stuck with tainted injection needles.”

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jeudi 26 septembre 2013

HIV/AIDS transmission rate in Vietnam kept under 0.3 pct

HANOI - Vietnam has kept the HIV/AIDS transmission rate in the country to under 0.3 percent and reduced new cases in three consecutive years while effectively implementing a program on providing methadone to drug addicts.

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dimanche 14 juillet 2013

The naked truth about prostitution in Vietnam

Sex workers have allegedly been operating more openly since the country shut down its compulsory rehab centers, but experts are quick to note that poverty is the root cause of the problem

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samedi 13 juillet 2013

10.5% of HIV-infected people in Vietnam did not clarify source of infection

HANOI - As many as 10.5 percent of Vietnamese people with HIV virus did not clarify the source of their infection, according to the Vietnam Administrations of HIV/ AIDS Control under the Ministry of Health on Friday.

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dimanche 2 décembre 2012

Vietnam reports 1,000 new cases of HIV every month

At a meeting in the central city of Da Nang on November 26 to review the movement ‘Residents to participate in prevention of HIV/AIDS’, for the period 2008-2012 and to implement a national strategy until 2020, it was reported that Vietnam adds more than 1,000 new cases of HIV every month.

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mardi 28 août 2012

Disease with AIDS-like symptoms appears in Vietnam: false report

Vietnam has had patients who catch the new disease that causes AIDS-like symptoms but is not associated with HIV,a local news website reported. But the information has been confirmed to be false.

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jeudi 1 décembre 2011

Sex workers spread HIV over China-Vietnam border

NANNING- Like millions of other ordinary rural folk in China, the farmer never dreamed that he could marry a foreign woman.Neither did he know the risk.

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jeudi 28 avril 2011

Vietnam fails to prevent spread of HIV among sex workers

Hanoi - The HIV virus is spreading among sex workers in Vietnam because agencies are not pulling together to fight the disease, state media said Thursday.

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mercredi 2 juin 2010

Community urged to do more for children with HIV

The Government has called for greater community-based care for children with HIV to enable them to attend schools, have access to full healthcare services, and enjoy childhood like their normal peers.

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jeudi 17 décembre 2009

Vietnam calls for more cooperation in HIV/Aids prevention

Vietnam's National Assembly Chair Nguyen Phu Trong called on parliamentarians of Asia-Pacific nations to intensify cooperation in policy and law making preventing HIV/Aids, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

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mercredi 14 octobre 2009

Exiled from school, H.I.V.-infected orphans learn a bitter lesson

AN NHON TAY - The first day of school was a special one last month for the 15 children from the Mai Hoa orphanage here. They are infected with H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS, and for the first time they would be allowed to attend the local primary school.

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samedi 30 mai 2009

Conservative Vietnam's condom business goes upscale

HO CHI MINH CITY — In Vietnam's fast-growing commercial capital Ho Chi Minh City, most people buy cheap condoms from no-frills roadside kiosks, at the drug store or in supermarkets.

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mercredi 18 mars 2009

Vietnam has lost more than 41,000 to AIDS

More than 41,400 people have died of AIDS in Vietnam since the country recorded its first HIV case in 1990, the Vietnam HIV/AIDS Prevention Center has reported.

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mercredi 11 mars 2009

Vietnam’s success in HIV/AIDS prevention

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, who won the 2008 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Luc Montagnier for their discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus, talked with Sai Gon Giai Phong as she arrived in Vietnam for a seminar on HIV/AIDS in HCM City on March 9.

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lundi 1 décembre 2008

Over 135,000 HIV-infected people reported in Vietnam

HANOI - There has been 135,171 HIV positive people reported in Vietnam nationwide, the local newspaper New Hanoi reported on Monday.

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lundi 3 novembre 2008

Over 132,000 people infected HIV in Vietnam

HANOI - There have been 132,249 HIV-acquired cases reported in Vietnam nationwide, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Monday, citing the source with the Ministry of Health.

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jeudi 1 mai 2008

Vietnam launches methadone clinics to fight HIV/Aids

Vietnam has launched a methadone drug substitution programme to help injecting heroin users beat the addiction and reduce the spread of HIV/Aids, the United Nations said Monday. Two new methadone clinics in the northern port city of Hai Phong, a heroin and Aids hotspot, will treat 700 users with the substitute drug from now until December, said the United Nations mission in a statement.

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