Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam congratulated UNAIDS Country Director Marie-Odile Emond on successfully fulfilling her tenure in Vietnam during a reception in Hanoi on September 3.
Hanoi has been conducting various HIV/AIDS prevention and control activities towards the 90-90-90 goal by 2020, officials said at a regular meeting between the municipal Party Committee with press agencies on November 13.
VOV.VN - There is no room for complacency in the fight against HIV, though the number of new carriers is showing a downward trend, has said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.
VOV.VN - Vietnam reported 6,800 new HIV carriers and 3,500 AIDS patients between January and September this year. The incidence of HIV infection in Vietnam has dropped two thirds over the past 10 years.
Various activities are underway in Hanoi to promote early HIV testing so as to achieve the 90 – 90 – 90 targets by 2020, also the theme of this year’s action month for HIV/AIDS prevention and control from November 10 to December 10.
(VOV) - A new study entitled “Outcomes of Antiretroviral Therapy in Vietnam: Results from a National Evaluation” shows that Vietnam’s large scale up of HIV services is helping to combat the country’s HIV epidemic.