30-year response to HIV/AIDS in focus of national action month

VGP - The national action month on HIV/AIDS prevention and control is underway, providing an occasion for Viet Nam and...

First HIV carrier in VN lives healthily over 30 years

VGP – The first uncovered HIV carrier in Viet Nam, a woman residing in Ho Chi Minh City, has lived...

Revised law on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control approved

VGP – The National Assembly on Monday passed the revised Law on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control with the approval rate...

WHO, UNAIDS update HIV Testing Services dashboard

VGP - The World Health Organization (WHO), in coordination with UNAIDS, has updated its HIV Testing Services dashboard with new...

Revisions of Law on Preventing and Combating Narcotic Drugs discussed

VGP - Lawmakers on November 13 debated the draft of the revised Law on Preventing and Combating Narcotic Drugs during...

Questions & Answers

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infects cells of the immune system, destroying or impairing their function. Infection with the virus results in the progressive deterioration of the immune system, leading to "immune deficiency." The immune system is considered deficient when...

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a surveillance term defined by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and by the European Centre for the Epidemiological Monitoring of AIDS (EuroHIV). The term AIDS applies to the most advanced...

Statistics

Thanh Hoa: 90% of HIV/AIDS carriers treated with ARV

VGP – The north central province of Thanh Hoa has reported 90% of its HIV carriers have been treated with ARV, becoming one of the localities that have early reached...