HIV vaccine trial starts at Oxford

VGP - The University of Oxford on July 5 started vaccinations of a novel HIV vaccine candidate as part of...

Decree stipulates six subjects treated with PrEP

VGP – The Government has issued Decree No. 63/2021/NĐ-CP on defining details on the implementation of the Law on amending...

WHO, Global Fund sign cooperation agreement to scale up HIV, TB, Malaria interventions

VGP - The World Health Organization and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria signed a cooperation and...

Amended Law on HIV/AIDS prevention takes effect

VGP – The Ministry of Health has freshly issued a plan on the implementation of the Law No. 71/2020/QH14 amending...

Cooperation for science, health and security needed to counter COVID-19 impacts on world drug challenges

VGP – The need to maintain continuity of drug prevention and treatment services throughout the pandemic has prompted more innovation...

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...