HIV prevention for young drug users

VGP – "Protecting the future-a new strategy to control HIV infection among young drug users in Viet Nam" project has...

Lending hand given to rehabilitated drug users

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to extend the credit pilot program for households of HIV carriers, rehabilitated...

U.S. DEA helps VN deal with trans-national drug crimes

VGP - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will join hands with the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security to tackle...

1.36 tons of drugs seized in HCM City in 2019

VGP – Police force in Ho Chi Minh City seized more than 356 kg of heroin, 1.36 tons of synthetic...

HIV/AIDS prevention, control work in 2019 reviewed

VGP – The management board for HIV/AIDS prevention and control projects, under the Viet Nam Administration for AIDS Control (VAAC)...

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

Thai drug trafficker arrested

VGP - Customs officials at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City have detained a foreign national and seized nearly 3.97 kilograms of cocaine with a street value...