New administrative procedures in HIV/AIDS prevention and control announced

VGP - Decision No 4361/QĐ-BYT announces six new administrative procedures which will replace three administrative procedures in HIV/AIDS prevention and...

Quang Ninh: training course on drug rehabilitation with Cedemex

VGP – A training course on drug rehabilitation with Cedemex was held in the northern province of Quang Ninh from...

48,000 patients to receive ARV treatment with health insurance in 2019

VGP – As of the end of 2019, more than 48,000 patients will receive ARV treatment with health insurance.

Nearly 210,000 alive HIV carriers recorded nationwide

VGP – As of September 18, 2019, as many as 209,800 alive HIV carriers, 96,900 ones developing with AIDS and...

Thanh Hoa: nearly 4,000 HIV carriers treated with ARV

VGP – As of the end of September, as many as 3,830 HIV carriers in the central province of Thanh...

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...