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Gold miners battle guns and HIV in central Vietnam

Known as the land of gold, the mountainous districts of Quang Nam province have lured thousands of local people and migrants from all over the country to chase their dreams of making their millions.

Thailand first in Asia to eliminate mother-to-baby HIV: WHO

Thailand has become the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, a milestone in the fight against the disease.

Vietnamese ethnic woman asks U.N. "not to forget" HIV victims as funding dries up

Lu Thi Thanh from the Thai ethnic group in Vietnam, who has lived with HIV for eight years and relies on ARV treatment, stepped onto the podium at the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Ending Aids on June 9 to tell her survival story.
June 16, 2016 | 06:16 pm GMT+7

Quest to end AIDS epidemic at risk: UN

Efforts to end the global AIDS pandemic by 2030 are lagging.
July 13, 2016 | 12:47 pm GMT+7

Who will pay for HIV/AIDS treatment in Vietnam?

Health insurance will foot the bill when international donors withdraw funding.
July 20, 2016 | 04:59 pm GMT+7

U.S. provides $26 million to help Vietnam fight HIV/AIDS

The U.S. Agency for International Development is continuing  its support for Vietnam's HIV and AIDS response.
July 28, 2016 | 05:09 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man compensated paltry $2,200 for 10-year HIV misdiagnosis

He had sued for $35,000, but accepted the lower amount as he was too tired to keep up the fight.
October 21, 2016 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

Charges filed in Vietnam's shocking criminal case of HIV injection

A group of three has been accused of injecting tainted blood into a 3-year-old boy in a revenge plot that rocked the whole nation.
December 06, 2016 | 10:28 am GMT+7

Vietnam may provide health insurance for people with HIV

The move comes at a time when international donors are cutting back funding for HIV/AIDS.
December 15, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Global Fund pledges to continue support for Vietnam's HIV fight

The financing organization said it wants to help Vietnam maintain the success in containing new infections and deaths.
March 07, 2017 | 01:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam starts testing HIV prevention pill

A study will assess the effects of the drug in Ho Chi Minh City before the health ministry makes a decision about an extension.
June 16, 2017 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

24 exposed to HIV after deadly road crash in Vietnam

Doctors, nurses and residents were trying to rescue people from the collision.
July 03, 2017 | 10:32 am GMT+7

Scales tip in AIDS fight as death rates decline, treatment rates rise

Many African countries have cut new HIV infections by 40 percent or more since 2010.
July 20, 2017 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

One in 10 Vietnamese drug addicts living in Saigon

The country's biggest city also accounts for 16 percent of new HIV cases reported nationwide.
August 04, 2017 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year

The agreement will make the treatment available to 92 poor countries, starting in Africa.
September 21, 2017 | 05:23 pm GMT+7
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